13 Communities north of Dallas, Texas paid for recycling services, only to find out…

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“On February 17, 2016 Waste Management notified Highland Village city staff of a recent Waste Management audit that uncovered improper disposal of previously-collected recyclable materials from 13 communities in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, including Highland Village.

Providence, Rhode Island Citizens thought glass was being made into new glass, but…

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 “Nothing is truly recycled until there is a market to create another item,” says Kite. “So you know you can put anything you want into the recycling bin. However, if there is no one on the other end who is going to purchase that material to make something new it won’t be recycled.”

Little Rock, Arkansas

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“Tainted recycling grows to 40%” Single stream includes diapers and food waste.

Savannah, GA City officials thought glass was being recycled, but not so.

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Tulsa, OK 30% contamination with single stream

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Ocala, FL Rate Increase.

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A breakdown of area towns surrounding Marion County and what they are experiencing as well.

Bay Area, California

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Recology raised its rates an average of 87%, while Waste Management raised its rates by an average of 90%.

Wayne Rowland, president of the East Bay Rental Housing Association, said garbage pickup rates for multifamily dwellings have skyrocketed by between 50 and 500 percent…

Waste Management says it is losing $1 million annually on handling Houston recycling

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Houston,TX mayor says, “Glass is unduly destructive to the processing equipment and breaks during collection and transportation.”

Chattanooga, TN glass was actually going to the landfill

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West Rock doesn’t want glass in single stream collection.

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