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Recycling Creates Jobs in Delaware

At Tips for Recycling we’ve been big fans of ReCommunity since attending the grand opening of the Southfield, Michigan, facility. ReCommunity partners with local governments to provide the most advanced technology in materials reclamation, which in turn helps those communities develop robust recycling programs. We have long promoted recycling as a way to create jobs, […]
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Jobs in the recycling industry

When we think of recycling jobs, we usually think of people sorting plastic on a conveyor belt or of waste haulers collecting recyclables at the curb. But this is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to jobs in the recycling industry. The truth is there are hundreds of jobs supported by recycling, […]
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Recycling Creates Jobs

One of the justifications for recycling cited in our Why Recycle? post is that recycling creates jobs. The 2011 study More Jobs, Less Pollution: Growing the Recycling Economy in the U.S.  published by Tellus Institute provides further support for that claim.   The study postulates that achieving a 75% national recycling recycling rate would result in (among […]
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