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5 Simple Steps to Boost Your Earth Day Event

Earth Day is a global event that is celebrated annually on April 22nd. It is a day that is dedicated to promoting environmental awareness and encouraging people to take action to protect our planet. One way municipalities can get residents involved in an Earth Day

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Solar Panel Recycling (How to Create Truly Green Solar Power)

Solar power is a relatively new technology—solar panel recycling is even newer. Solar panels are a valuable asset to society as a means for generating clean, renewable energy from the sun—they also contain valuable materials that are worth recycling and reusing, but that are often

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Recycle Coach: National Survey Shows Why Contamination Rates Are High Nationwide

Recycle Coach survey shows evidence that more localized recycling education is needed across US municipalities.  Toronto, ON – Recycle Coach, a digital recycling education platform used in over 1,400 municipalities in North America, announced the results of their survey administered to residents across the US

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Top 3 Mixed Material Recyclables That Your Program Should Start Accepting

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Sonoco. The issue of mixed material recyclables has been a constant headache for many municipal recycling programs. Mixed materials are items that contain more than one material, traditionally making them difficult to recycle. For example, if a mixed paper

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5 Advances in Australian Recycling Policy (Initiatives that can Change the Industry)

The Australian recycling industry has gone through the same struggles as many other countries in the recent past as China changed what they accept for recycling in 2018 and as Covid-19 hit in 2020. These two factors have increased the need to make sweeping changes

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