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
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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