"The average American generates about 5.7 pounds of trash a day, from food waste and food packaging to plastic straws and paper towels." Holy smokes! We now generate over a pound more waste per day than we did seven years ago. That is crazy! What are you doing to make this number go down? ... See MoreSee Less
The ubiquitous colored pill bottles cannot be recycled. Would you take the time to ask and wait for your prescription bottle to be truly "refilled?" Is it too hard to give up the convenience of getting your auto-refilled prescription at the drive-thru? ... See MoreSee Less
There are organizations who will send recycled pill bottles to impoverished regions where pills are often handed out literally by hand. It would also be worthwhile for a pharmacy to have a donation box for such an organization, especially for those of us who have been, well, "guinea pigs" for a while and have a ton of extra bottles to donate for scrips that will never be filled again.
So true. Mixed recycling is dirty recycling. We have been collecting your recyclables source-separated for almost 30 years because it's the cleanest and most successful way to recycle. Thank you for helping us make recycling work! ... See MoreSee Less
People need to start realizing how serious this is
So do we here at Vangel Secure Data Destruction and Recycling on the east coast. Unfortunately so many businesses here switched to "single stream" that there once-successful programs are now nothing more than separate collection of trash. The trash haulers that promoted it don't care - they make more money from trash than recycling and even brag about it in earnings calls.