More than 3000 operating landfills in the US process tons of waste - much of which is hazardous and/or could be recycled

Landfill Folly & What Industries are Doing to Correct It

By Andrew Anderson The amount of trash that the United States produces is staggering. There are more than 3,000 operating landfills and more than 10,000 abandoned landfills in the U.S., according to Zero Waste America. Industry leaders are focusing on improving manufacturing standards and processes that lessen the burden and create more sustainable products for today and our future. What’s in…

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Freecycling – A Step Beyond Recycling

Guest post  by Caroline Smith Most people are aware of the benefits of recycling in general. However, many may be unaware of the numerous reasons why a specific type of recycling, referred to as freecycling, is such a great concept. Freecycling, which, as the name suggests, denotes free recycling, is a way in which you can rehome your unwanted items and…

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