Smoke detectors are a life-saving device that should be in everyone’s home. You may not know that your smoke detectors… Read more Smoke Detector Recycling
Category: Recycling News
Recycling News: What’s Up with Extended Producer Responsibility?
Recycling reduces the amount of materials entering landfills, but the unfortunate reality is that not everything can be recycled or… Read more Recycling News: What’s Up with Extended Producer Responsibility?
Recycling News: Battery Recycling
Batteries, once used simply for smoke detectors and TV remotes, are now used everywhere in our lives. What is the… Read more Recycling News: Battery Recycling
Recycling News: The Wire Recycling Process
When thinking of recycling, we typically think of paper, plastics, and cans. But there is something else found all throughout… Read more Recycling News: The Wire Recycling Process
The Flawed Law: Challenges to Pennsylvania’s E-Waste Recycling Programs
Finding a location to recycle your electronic devices can feel like an impossible task. They won’t be picked up with… Read more The Flawed Law: Challenges to Pennsylvania’s E-Waste Recycling Programs
Not All Types of Recycling Were Created Equal (But They Are All Important)
Many people wonder what happens to the materials that they place in their recycling bin. There are three main types… Read more Not All Types of Recycling Were Created Equal (But They Are All Important)
What do the numbers mean? Plastic Identification and Recycling
Take a moment to look through your recycling bin. The plastic items that you may find can vary wildly in… Read more What do the numbers mean? Plastic Identification and Recycling
Retrievr Clothing and E-waste Recycling
Residents of Montgomery County can now recycle clothing and electronic devices directly from their home. Montgomery County has partnered with… Read more Retrievr Clothing and E-waste Recycling
Are things really being recycled?
This question often comes up. People are concerned that not all of the materials they put in their recycle bin… Read more Are things really being recycled?
Recycling of Electronic Devices Pennsylvania Act 108 requires that all electronic devices be recycled, they cannot be left at the… Read more E-waste Recycling
Contaminated Recycling Materials
Contaminated Recycling Materials In recent years, the quality and amount of recycling has been reduced due to contamination. Recycling carts,… Read more Contaminated Recycling Materials
Fast Facts: Paper Recycling
Around 1 billion trees worth of paper are thrown away every year in the U.S. To produce each week’s Sunday… Read more Fast Facts: Paper Recycling
Don’t Put These Items in the Recycling Bin
There are many items that we often throw into curbside recycling bins that do not belong. It is important to… Read more Don’t Put These Items in the Recycling Bin
Fast Facts: Aluminum Cans
Interesting Facts about Aluminum Can Recycling: The average person uses more than 25,000 aluminum cans in a lifetime. Recycling a… Read more Fast Facts: Aluminum Cans
Fast Facts: Glass Recycling
Glass almost never wears out – it can be recycled forever. It takes approximately one million years for a glass… Read more Fast Facts: Glass Recycling