Saturday, August 18, 2018

The benefits of recycling

Waste & Recycling @wasterecycling 29 minutes ago
only ONE aluminum can save enough energy to run a TV for 3 hours! Learn more the benefits of recycling:

Friday, August 17, 2018

Steel can be recycled repeatedly

           
          
Unlike other materials, steel can be recycled repeatedly without loss of quality, making it the first and only true cradle-to-cradle building material.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Slow down around garbage trucks

Waste & Recycling                     
Did you know some states have laws requiring drivers to slow down around trucks? Learn more about how we are playing a role in advocating for our members:

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

We need your help to keep our oceans clean

KeepAmericaBeautiful           
Thousands of tons of waste and trash are dumped into the ocean daily. It's time to understand the impact our decisions have on the state of our ecosystems. We need your help to keep our oceans clean. 📷: Sarah Lee

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Steel's sustainability and continuous recyclability

Steel: EnviroMetal           
New grades of steel enable longer spans with less material in construction, while maintaining steel's sustainability and continuous recyclability.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Collecting cans as a hobby to get exercise

Waste360           
A self-proclaimed “old-fashioned bohemian” in Brooklyn, N.Y., spends much of her free time collecting cans as a hobby to get exercise.

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Walt Disney Company to eliminate plastic straws

Good Morning           
Walt Disney Company to eliminate plastic straws and more by 2019:

Saturday, August 11, 2018

The importance of Recycling

                              
From Super Bowl LII to college campuses the Roadster has traveled across the country bringing people together around the importance of Recycling! Follow along by checking out .

Friday, August 10, 2018

Plastic pollution "disgusting"

CNN          
Four-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton calls plastic pollution "disgusting" after beach clean up

Thursday, August 9, 2018

60 million tires

ISRI          
In 2014, over one billion pounds of was produced using 60 million tires… and the demand for recycled rubber products is only growing!

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Learn what can be recycled

KeepAmericaBeautiful         
: On average, one person has the opportunity to recycle more than 25,000 cans in their lifetime. Help us , learn what can be recycled here:

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Reuse those old school supplies

                   
Another tip: Reuse those old school supplies. Do you still have paper in that notebook or can that binder be used again? What about those pens, pencils and scissors around the house? You are ready for the new school year!

Monday, August 6, 2018

The NC Shellfish Initiative

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  • Sunday, August 5, 2018

    Grown in a bag

    NorthCarolinaEE liked
              
    We're growing peppers in shopping bags. One of the cheapest gardens you can find! You can grow food anywhere, as long as you have sunshine and willpower.

    Saturday, August 4, 2018

    Plastic Straws

    Greta Van Susteren           
    Yes, we could have gotten rid of this years ago but we did not - but here is the good news: we can still solve this.

    Friday, August 3, 2018

    Need To Know - All In On Recycling

    Waste360          
    Foundation and announced the launch of “All In On Recycling,” an industry-wide residential challenge to make recycling easier for 25M families across the country.

    Thursday, August 2, 2018

    Need To Know - Single use plastics

    Waste360            
    just announced a commitment to significantly reduce single-use disposable plastics across its global foodservice operations by 2022.

    Wednesday, August 1, 2018

    National waste diversion rate

    Resource Recycling          
    New official U.S. EPA statistics show stagnant national waste diversion rate – just over 34% for 2015. pic.twitter.com/WfDkP1IToq

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