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Killer Plastic Bags

We don’t want to sound dramatic, but plastic bags can be killer – to our equipment, for starters. In our blog about plastic bags, we talked about how deadly plastic bags are to recycling equipment, and the process of making sure good recyclables aren’t contaminated. “The bags wrap around machinery [...]

Killer Plastic Bags2019-03-08T23:43:15+00:00

All Plastics are not Created Equal

Not all Containers can be recycled We all want to help the environment by recycling. But we have to recycle right. Putting non-recyclables into the trash cost us twice. First to pick up and sort. Second to transport and dispose of. The bad news is, not all plastic containers can [...]

All Plastics are not Created Equal2019-03-08T23:42:08+00:00

The Plastic Bottle Lifecycle

Do you know where the plastic water bottle in your hand came from? What about after you toss it into your recycling bin? From conception to rebirth, your water bottle goes through many processes. Looking at the plastic bottle, it may be interesting to note the bottle started in a [...]

The Plastic Bottle Lifecycle2019-01-28T23:00:43+00:00

The Ever-Growing Damage of Plastic Bags

Plastic is recyclable, right?  The answer is no, not all plastics are created equal.  Plastic bags, especially. “Plastic bags can be destructive, ruin equipment and eat into operation hours because they are so damaging,” said Joe Benedetto, president of Recycling & Disposable Solutions (RDS). “The bags wrap around machinery and [...]

The Ever-Growing Damage of Plastic Bags2019-01-28T22:54:10+00:00

Recycling and Back-to-School

It's that time of year again - time for packing lunches, practicing handwriting, and many other joys that come along with going back-to-school.  We all know that recycling is good for our planet and it is our responsibility to teach our children the importance of being good stewards of the [...]

Recycling and Back-to-School2018-09-10T00:41:53+00:00