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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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Should plastic bags be banned?

Last week Seattle, Washington, joined its neighbors in Oregon and California in banning plastic grocery bags. But is banning plastic bags more about image than sound environmental reasoning? Plastic bag facts According to the Progressive Bag Affiliates (PBA) of the American Chemistry Council, plastic bags are an environmentally responsible choice. Plastic bags are fully recyclable […]
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Waste & Recycling News claims solid waste generation in the United States is on the rise

On December 13, 2011, Waste & Recycling News reported that solid waste generation was on the rise in 2010 for the first time since 2007.  They base these findings on the US EPA Municipal Solid Waste Facts and Figures for 2010 report.  However, closer examination of the data in the EPA reporting does not bear this […]
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