“The world of recycling isn’t perfect”

“The most valuable things are being tossed away,” said Andrew Strom, executive director of the nonprofit, recycling industry trade group the American Recycling Association, noting that while many recyclers use high-tech technology, many fail to properly handle items.“There are a lot of items that are in these bins that we don’t know what they are,” he said.“They’re not cleaned up, […]

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How to do the green recycling job: 5 tips to do it better

Green recycling has come a long way since the 1980s, but some areas are still struggling with its success. The following tips can help.1.Take it easy: Don’t be afraid to put out a fire when you get a green recycling notice, especially if it’s a small recycling bin. 2.Check your bins: When you receive a green collection notice, make sure the bin […]

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Reusable garbage cans are here to stay

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One Wisconsin city is using trash trucks to recycle garbage

The state has some of the lowest recycling rates in the country, according to a new report from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.According to a report from a state agency, Milwaukee had a rate of just 3.6 percent of its recyclable materials being recycled last year, compared to a rate in Detroit of 12.1 percent and Los Angeles of 14.7 […]

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Trash, Recycling, and Greenhouses

The trash in your home or yard could have been composted or reused.The waste in your garden could have had it’s greenhouses removed.But the problem is you’re not allowed to recycle them.Recycling is not the same as recycling.You could be recycling old glass, glassware, or furniture.You might be composting old carpet, tile, or metal.Or you might be recycling a small […]

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How the new Perth recycling center could have a positive impact on local economies

The Perth recycling centers are popping up all over the city, and it’s not always an easy transition for locals.The new Perth recyclables center could help reduce waste in the community, and in turn help local businesses, said John Beggs, the director of the Perth recycling centre.Beggson said he was surprised by the number of local businesses using the centre.“There […]

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Why you should avoid recycling places in Singapore

Posted November 07, 2018 08:01:54 The Singapore government has banned all public places that sell items like recyclables, plastic, paper, and metal.The ban is aimed at tackling the city’s litter problem, and the government says it will also improve the recycling rates of the public.Here’s what you need to know about Singapore’s recycling ban.1.What is recycling?If you have used a […]

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How to recycle lakeside waste

By now, you’ve probably seen this headline: “What is a ‘lakeside recycling’ program?”The “lakesided recycling” phrase is one of many acronyms used to describe what happens to landfills after they’ve been used by the U.S. military and other private organizations.This is a term that’s used to refer to a waste that’s been turned into something useful for future generations.The U.K. […]

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Which is the best recycling system for my trash?

In this story, we’re breaking down what is and is not recyclable.It’s important to note that not all materials will require a recycling system to be considered recyclables.There are certain items, like certain types of paper, which do not require a system to collect.And then there are items that are very large and require a very long-term recycling process to […]

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