‘Don’t put up with it’: Don’t be a granger for the waste bin

By Michael O’LearyPublished July 10, 2017 09:17:16It’s no secret that the average person is not as concerned about recycling as they were a few years ago.But some of the worst-performing companies in the country have taken matters into their own hands.It’s not just the country that’s going recycling, however.We are also seeing a trend of people putting up with a […]

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Apple recycling program helps glass recycler get better recycling

The state’s recycling program, Apple Recycling Program, helps glass-recycling programs nationwide.The program is designed to give glass recycators better incentives for getting recycled glass.Glass recycling is a lucrative industry.In 2016, the U.S. Glass Recycler Association reported that glass was one of the fastest growing recyclables in the country, and it had a record breaking 2016 with $1.8 billion in revenue.In […]

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Which is worse, recycling or landfill?

Wisconsin’s governor and legislature have both said the state should scrap all of its existing metal recycling and landfill, a move that would make Wisconsin the sixth state in the country to do so.But what is it about recycling that makes it a problem?And what are the consequences?For example, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency, the rate of plastic […]

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Which car batteries can be recycled?

Car batteries are not like the solar panels you use to power your home.They are made from fossil fuels and therefore not suitable for recycling.That means they can’t be reused.To help people recycle their cars, a recycling company called Car Batteries has set up a company called Waste Batterys.This is a company which is not involved in the car battery […]

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Calgary recycling program: ‘I’d like to see them recycle everything’

Calgary, Alberta – A new recycling program in Calgary is promising to help people recycle their iPhones, iPads and laptops without having to deal with any more paperwork.Calgary’s iPhone recycling program was unveiled Monday, and it promises to save customers money and improve the environment.The city has the most smartphone recycling programs in the country, and the new program is […]

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Indiana officials: We have ‘zero tolerance’ for waste on roads

INDEPENDENCE, Ind.— Indiana officials said Tuesday they have zero tolerance for waste that ends up on roads.“The State of Indiana does not tolerate littering, garbage dumping, and other littering in the state’s roads,” a statement from Gov.Mike Pence said.“We take this issue very seriously and will not tolerate any illegal activity on our roads.Indiana law prohibits all littering and dumping […]

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How to recycle aluminum in a compost bin

Posted October 10, 2018 10:23:24A compost bin is a container for your recyclables.In Australia, you can get rid of your recycles and recycle them in a recycling bin, and this is a good way to reduce your carbon footprint and get rid off your garbage.Here’s how to do it.The recycling rate in Australia is much lower than in the US.If […]

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