Why Do We Recycle?

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Why Do We Recycle?

Hello, my name’s Mark Lindon. I have to admit that I wasn't always the “greenest” person. I was even known to take a risk and litter once in awhile. However, I started to study the effects of waste on our environment and energy, and I was appalled. I found myself reading and absorbing as much information as I could on the subject. Where I live, recycling isn't a requirement. This makes me mad; it should be a requirement everywhere! I sat my wife and three children down and talked about the importance of recycling. I explained that if we spread the word, we would make a difference in the world. My kids were particularly excited about this concept. Along with their friends, they started encouraging people to have separate bins for their recycle goods. I’m going to share more about this for you.

Large-Volume Plastic Recycling: Common FAQs From Commercial Customers

8 January 2020
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When you have an industrial or manufacturing company that has a high volume of plastic waste, finding a good plastic recycling company is always an important thing. Here is a look at some of the questions you may have about large-volume plastic recycling.  Can you get money for recyclable plastic? Some companies do offer to pay you for certain types of plastic if they are in high demand in the manufacturing industry. Read More …

Going All-In On Recycling: How To Host A Recycling Block Party Event

6 August 2019
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As concerns about climate change intensify, you may find yourself wondering what you can do for the environment. On a local level, a neighborhood recycling block party can be a wonderful way to keep waste out of landfills while also spreading awareness about sustainable practices. Here are some tips you can use to host this type of event on your block. Scrapyard Partnership In your home, you may find everything from old electronics to metal furniture. Read More …

Nonprofits May Find Getting Involved With Computer Recycling Becomes Profitable

3 April 2019
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Even the most awesome of desktop or laptop reaches an expiration date. The motherboard may burn out, or the battery sensor dies. No matter the reason, the device is no longer usable in the office. Nonprofits and charities probably rue upgrading to new computers. Buying a new model means spending money while already cash strapped. Recycling an old computer for money could do more than bring in some extra dollars. A not-for-profit entity could create a public relations/fundraising campaign around steps to recycle computers. Read More …

Collect Recyclable Materials To Raise Funds For A Rainy Day

14 December 2015
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Earn money by selling recycling materials that can be made into other products. Rent a dumpster from a recycling center and fill it with the materials that you would like to part with. The following ideas will help you increase the amount of recyclables that you collect so that you receive a large payout when they are collected. Use the money that you raise to treat yourself to a fancy dinner at a restaurant or an enjoyable shopping experience at one of your favorite stores. Read More …

Tips For Creating A Waste Management Plan For Your Business

19 September 2015
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As a business owner, you owe it to your community to create a viable waste management plan that places as much of your company's waste into the recycling stream as possible. Fortunately, more and more sanitation and disposal companies are offering programs to help you recycle easily, without any additional cost for your business and with only the minimum of employee training necessary to implement. The following tips can help you formulate your own personalized waste management plan. Read More …