Education is Key to Sustainability Success

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With over 7 billion people on the planet, environmental education has never been more important. As more and more of the world’s population develops a western lifestyle it becomes imperative that we adopt sustainable practices.   If everyone consumed resources … Continued

A day on the recycling sorting line

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If you have visited Sedona Recycles, you know that we require our recyclers to separate their materials into categories: cardboard, paper, clear glass, colored glass, and plastics and cans. Have you ever wondered what happens to those plastics and cans … Continued

Food waste: the hidden waste stream

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Usually recyclers focus on items that can be recycled. We tell you how to reduce your consumption, to reuse what you can, and to recycle as much as possible. But we don’t often discuss the largest stream of waste headed … Continued

Low oil prices impact plastic recycling

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Almost everyone is enjoying the benefits of falling oil prices. This means more money in our pockets and less money at the pumps, but companies around the world that recycle plastic are experiencing the negative effects of low oil prices. … Continued

Franchised hauling has many benefits

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I read with great interest a recent article in Recycling Today about waste management in the U.S. Virgin Islands. They have put out a request for a management solution to their solid waste collection. They currently have a landfill in … Continued