Recycling is THE solution, really?

This blog is for those people who like to think beyond the recycle bin. I want to start with the hot topic of Single Stream collection and the Chinese ban of America’s trashed recycling. The final destination of your collected recyclables probably depends on the...

Plastic Levels High in the Tennessee River

The plastic problem is not just in the ocean, it’s also in our rivers. See the email I received from Marge Davis on October 12, 2018: Wednesday, Dr Andreas Fath of Germany was in Chattanooga to announce the results of his 2017 swim of the Tennessee River. The...

From whom are you getting your recycling advice?

SO, Little Rock took recycling advice from a corporation (Waste Management, Inc.) financially dependent on citizens continually generating waste. Uh huh, what other cities get their recycling advice from garbage haulers? Maybe it would be smarter to take recycling...

Hats Off to Kroger for Getting Rid of Plastic Bags!!

Why wait? Bigger kudos to those stores that get rid of the bags today! Shoppers we have power…spend your money with those stores that are serious about sustainability. Read the full article at The Global...

RECYCLING The Enabler

Fayetteville, AR Waste Reduction Coordinator says it’s just a matter of time before a private company puts a single stream facility in NW Arkansas. What a great way to keep America addicted to oil. Add to the single stream mess, food-soiled paper disposables. As long...

Hats Off To Those Who Acknowledge Need for Clean Recycling

While dual stream is an improvement over single stream, I’ll bet the glass, plastic, and metal folks would prefer their items totally segregated. I’ll also bet not one of those industries made an initial request that their materials be mixed with other...

World Oceans Day 2018

World Oceans Day 2018: the battle against single-use plastic Today (June 8, 2018) is World Oceans Day. Read live blog articles on CNN about efforts around the world to reduce single-use plastic. Let’s celebrate our oceans by protecting them. Let’s reduce...

Reclaiming the 3R’s: A New Direction to Salvage Sustainability

Waste Reduction Resources is proud to share a recent TEDx Dickson Street presentation by Taylor Bridges, a recent University of Arkansas graduate in Psychology, with a minor in Sustainability. Taylor inspires others to protect and conserve this beautiful earth that we...

Plastic Pollutes at Every Stage

Plastic pollutes at every stage of it’s existence, so let’s cut it out folks! PLEASE reduce your use of plastic! Check out the 5 Gyre Institute information below…...
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