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...

Feel Good Story

We could all use a good story right about now, and here is one to brighten your day. Jake Bland has dual roles at his job at Hometown Hauling, a refuse collection company in Louisville, Kentucky. He’s the operations manager and he’s also on the truck picking up his...

From Rolling Stone Magazine

Read “How Big Oil and Big Soda kept a global environmental calamity a secret for decades” from Rolling Stone magazine.

Coke and Nestle Sued Over Plastic Pollution

Earth Island Institute has filed a lawsuit against Coke and Nestle. The culprit, single use plastic packaging. The goal, remediation from companies for the damage their plastic packaging is doing to land and sea. Read “Coke and Pepsi sued for creating a plastic...

See What Happens Without Recycling Transparency Laws?

If communities had implemented recycling transparency laws before turning their programs over to the industry that benefits from our continual generation of waste, (major garbage haulers) dishonest stuff like the following would not have happened. See both HR 1043 as...

National Legislation to Include Bottle Bill!!

BREAKING: Groundbreaking Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act launches! From 5gyres.org, “Senator Udall (D-NM) and Representative Lowenthal (D-CA) introduce groundbreaking legislation that tackles the plastic pollution crisis head on. The act calls for a...

China Just Announced Major Plan to Ban Single-Use Plastics

The nation remains the world’s leading producer of plastic waste. In 2010, China produced 60 million tons of plastic waste, according to Our World in Data, a report published in 2018 by the University of Oxford. Read “China Just Announced Major Plan to Ban...
Make Memories, not Garbage this Holiday Season!

Make Memories, not Garbage this Holiday Season!

We are providing both the HOW TO guide and tub signs for your waste-free event. Just download the document below for instructions and pointers on hosting a waste-free event, which includes the tub signs you may need for the event!  

What was America Recycles Day really about?

Sharon Lerner and Loyd Alter are the Greta Thunberg of Garbage. Here are a couple of their thought provoking articles: https://www.treehugger.com/plastic/i-almost-missed-america-recycles-day.html – the real deal about America Recycles Day....

The most important recycling article written this decade

This is one in a series of articles in which Sharon Lerner reveals that our recycling programs need a much closer look than previously given. You may be surprised at the extent of greenwashing taking place right under your nose. Do you really want to pay for services...
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