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Hand-picked articles with the latest and most important information about the recycling industry.

Recycling News

Hand-picked articles with the latest and most important information about the recycling industry.

Residential Recycling Contamination Pilot Project Report of Findings

In 2020 the Authority contracted with ReCREATE Waste Collaborative to conduct a pilot study with the goal of identifying and reducing contamination in the residential commingled recycling stream. You can read the project overview, key findings, and recommendations in the ReCreate Project Report.

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2023: The Circular Economy In Review

2023 was a tough year for sustainability, even though renewable energy investments reached new highs…. The post 2023: The Circular Economy In Review appeared first

How To Choose Sustainably-Made Fabrics

How green are the clothes you are wearing? It can be challenging to discern this… The post How To Choose Sustainably-Made Fabrics appeared first on Earth911.

A Kids’ History of Recycling

Recycling has been around almost as long as humans; it’s one of our signature activities…. The post A Kids’ History of Recycling appeared first on

Getting Rid of Plastic Zip-Top Bags

In the quest for a plastic-free lifestyle, zip-top bags are among the hardest things to… The post Getting Rid of Plastic Zip-Top Bags appeared first

Plastic bag drop-off guide is taken off-line

The longest-running comprehensive guide to public drop-off sites accepting plastic film has been taken down, leaving a gap in consumer-facing recycling information for bags and

Protecting Your Garden In Winter

It’s been a record-breaking year for weather-related disasters, with extreme heat waves threatening human health,… The post Protecting Your Garden In Winter appeared first on

6 Tips To Get Your Kids to Recycle

Blogger Donna DeForbes shares some new tips on how to get kids to recycle, from turning a stuffed animal into a recycling mascot to playing

5 Easy Ways To Propagate Plants 

Gardening or having a thriving collection of houseplants can be a very rewarding hobby. A… The post 5 Easy Ways To Propagate Plants  appeared first

What To Do With Autumn Leaves

Ah, fall. Back to school, sweater weather, and warm drinks. Those brightly colored leaves are… The post What To Do With Autumn Leaves appeared first

Right-to-repair, bottle bill update pass in CA

Right-to-repair, bottle bill update pass in CA California’s right-to-repair bill for electronics awaits Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signature, as does a bill that will update and

Shopping for Clean Jeans

For clothing companies looking to make the fashion industry more sustainable, denim is an obvious… The post Shopping for Clean Jeans appeared first on Earth911.

Investing in a Post-Plastic World

Making the switch to a green economy will affect every aspect of our lives. As… The post Investing in a Post-Plastic World appeared first on

Reducing Emissions from Your Dishwasher

Americans’ energy use has changed a lot since the days when a kitchen full of… The post Reducing Emissions from Your Dishwasher appeared first on

Earth Action: Cut Out a Car Trip

If you live in America, transportation is the biggest component of your carbon footprint. To… The post Earth Action: Cut Out a Car Trip appeared

Aquamation for a Greener Afterlife

Death is just one point on the circle of life and dying sustainably takes just… The post Aquamation for a Greener Afterlife appeared first on

Recycling Mystery: Political Yard Signs

Fall and spring are election seasons in the United States when citizens select their representatives… The post Recycling Mystery: Political Yard Signs appeared first on

What You Need To Know About Hydropower

This article is the third in a six-part series that explores how we get our electricity… The post What You Need To Know About Hydropower appeared

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