California’s recycling and organics processing infrastructure is getting an upgrade thanks to a recent budget agreement awaiting the governor’s signature.
National parks welcome more than 300 million visitors each year, but less than half of those people actually separate their recyclables from their trash before leaving.
Ratepayers are seeing an increase for garbage and recycling in the Pacific Northwest’s largest city, and an appliance recycling company sees a stark revenue drop.
Curbside recycling can put additional collection trucks on the road. But the recycling process ultimately brings environmental benefits that far outweigh the extra vehicle emissions, according to a study from Waste Management.
While recycling may have been on the defensive in recent months, a survey indicates that the vast majority of Americans are still motivated to divert materials.