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...

Tis the Season to Make Memories, Not Garbage

When choosing gifts, please think about items that do not require an incinerator, a landfill, OR a recycling center. Better yet, give experiences like a gift certificate to a favorite restaurant, local farmer’s market, movie theater, symphony, spa, etc. Make...

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...

The Next Wrong Move in Recycling

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...
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