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City of Shoreline’s Contract with Recology Amended to Address Recycling Contamination
Until recently, many recycled materials in the U.S. were sold to companies in China. To address public health and environmental concerns caused by contamination of this material, the Chinese government has effectively banned the import of these recycled materials. Contamination of imported materials is caused by liquid, food, and non-recyclable items. As Recology and the […] Read more.
The Best Tools to Pack a Zero-Waste Lunch
Excited to send your kids back to school but dreading the lunch prep that’s involved? Or are you realizing that the convenient items you’ve been tossing in their lunchbox aren’t the most sustainable options? Either way, we’ve got you covered. Kid-tested and parent-approved, the following guide makes it easy to pack a lunch that both […] Read more.
Better at the Bin – Painless Ways to Recycle More
Globally, we produce 3.5 million tons of rubbish a day. If we packed all those discards into garbage trucks and parked them end to end, the line would stretch across the United States, a distance of 3,000 miles. The typical American produces 4.5 pounds of trash per day. That’s higher than in any other country. We can […] Read more.