plastic waste statistics

7+ Revealing Plastic Waste Statistics (2021)

Which plastic waste statistics will make the largest impact on your recycling programs next year? Here are answers to the most asked questions on plastic waste, pollution, and recycling in 2021. As a recycling coordinator, it’s your job to motivate municipal residents to recycle better.

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holiday recycling programs

5 Holiday Recycling Programs to Launch This Year

Which holiday recycling programs will get you the highest recycling rates? As your municipality shifts gear to prepare for yet another festive season, it’s time to review how to increase recycling participation over the holidays. A new municipal program will inspire your residents to focus

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Is it Time to Expand Your City’s Metal Can Recycling?

Metal can recycling is the bread and butter of every city’s recycling program. Today we look at the advances in tin can recycling, and whether your municipality is keeping up with change, or falling behind with one of the easiest materials to recycle. In 2014,

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resident recycling education

The Importance of Recycling Education for City Residents

When you think of recycling education what springs to mind? Maybe it’s a classroom filled with kids, and a teacher holding a papier-mâché earth. Or a business conference where climate leaders speak about sending less waste to overburdened landfills. Whatever image comes to mind, it’s unlikely

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Newark DE Pilot Study Reducing Plastic Bag Contamination

Brand New Pilot Study: How Newark, DE Reduced Plastic Bag Contamination with Recycle Coach

Find out how Newark, DE reduce their plastic bag contamination by 82% Excerpt below: The City of Newark approached Recycle Coach with a dilemma. How do they teach residents that plastic bags can’t be recycled and recyclables shouldn’t be bagged? Like many cities, Newark has

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