The imagery and simple flow of the site make it powerful and user friendly. I'd like to see them expand on this -- it's a great start... if they included more information on hard to recycle items and what to do with them (links to TerraCycle, for instance), or better yet, sustainable alternatives (menstrual cups or organic tampons with compostable paper applicators rather than tampons with plastic applicators, for instance) -- with the reach of their audience, this might have a lot of impact on consumer behavior.
Oops... I’ve been tossing bottles w/o numbers; per this piece they are OK? And other shaped bottle-ish plastics w/ 1,2 & 5 (not pill bottles) are good for you? Mostly been tossing those too.
Surprise, AZ is one of the cities on this list. It's important to note that all recyclable materials collected by Waste Management in Northern Arizona go to Waste Management's recycling facility in Surprise. What is happening to those recyclables? ... See MoreSee Less
In response to strained recycling markets, a handful of U.S. municipalities larger than 50,000 people have recently canceled recycling programs or reduced the materials accep...
"While it is true that Asia is the source of an estimated 80% of marine plastic pollution,... 'the vast majority of the waste in these Asian countries that are ending up in the oceans actually come from the U.S. and Europe.'”
Know where your recycling is going. All recyclable material collected at Sedona Recycles is recycled right here in the US. ... See MoreSee Less