Recycling is suffering from system failure

“Leyla Acaroglu calls recycling a “placebo” and calls for a reusable revolution to get us out of this mess.” Thank you Leyla Acaruglu for pointing out more of the elephants in the superficial sustainability movement. Read two excellent articles...

Pass transparency laws now!

If communities had had transparency laws, U.S. recycling would never have been trashed with single stream. If we made reduction and reuse our highest priorities we would not be trashing other countries today. Read “The World’s 2-Billion-Ton Trash Problem Just...

Boston elected officials should not be surprised.

1. They abandoned common sense and trashed their valuable recyclable resources with single stream. 2. They gave control to a major corporation that is financially dependent on continual generation of waste, rather than making recycling the third of the Three Rs. 3. Do...

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...

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...
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