Municipal programs are often short on funds, and it’s easy for recycling outreach to fall on the back burner amid budget constraints. East Hartford, Conn. recently took action on the issue by partnering with a plastics industry initiative.
This Saturday, April 22 marks Earth Day, an event that was first celebrated in the U.S. 47 years ago. Industry entities are marking the occasion with efforts that range from impactful to flat-out quirky.
A host of billboards, radio messages, online ads and outreach events will pop up within the next couple of months in the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina. Their message: Recycling plastic bottles bolsters employment. Continue Reading
Cities take steps to ban certain plastic products, and an expert clears up some common misconceptions about recycling of everyday materials.