"As cities aggressively expanded recycling programs to keep more discarded household items out of landfills, the purity of U.S. scrap deteriorated as more trash infiltrated the recyclables. Discarded food, liquid-soaked paper and other contaminants recently accounted for as much as 20% of the material shipped to China, according to Waste Management Inc.’s estimates."
The times are definitely changing! We are proud to be on the right side of recycling, because separating materials at the source is the only way to do it. ... See MoreSee Less
And the fact that you exist is the reason we opted for the "no recyclables pick-up" trash plan for our home. I'd much rather know what's going on with my recyclables, and (bonus!) have the opportunity to run into like-minded people when I drop off.
We hope that you have all checked out Sedona Compost. They are growing rapidly and diverting massive amounts of food waste from the landfill! We are so glad to finally see curbside composting in Sedona and the Village of Oak Creek!The Sedona Compost Community is breaking its own records week after week! . Our biggest week yet at 317.88 pounds of food scraps diverted from the landfill. . Sedona, we couldn’t be more grateful to you for stepping up to shift your behavior just a little to have a massive impact. Thank you 🙏💚💙🌱 ... See MoreSee Less