More items are deemed as recyclables each year. This is good news for the waste industry and for the U.S. In 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported the generation of 254 tons of waste by Americans. The good news, 87 tons of this was deemed as recyclable.
Reducing Your Waste
There are a number of benefits to recycling. First, you reduce the amount of waste that gets sent to the landfill. Not only does this help improve the environment but also allows you to reduce the size of your trash bin from places like County Sanitation. In turn, you save money.
Second, you help the economy. Businesses can purchase recycled materials for a lower cost. Thus, they have the potential to lower their own prices on products. In the end, everyone saves.
It may seem like you can throw all cardboard and glass into a recycling bin, … Read MoreRead more