Plastic bottles are ubiquitous items; in our homes, cars, workplaces, and (regrettably), in our garbage cans. Most of these are available for return for a 5 or 10 cent deposit, a measure that has done its part in reducing the amount of non-biodegradable litter on the ground, and producing recycled byproducts that we actually use.
One of the more vexing problems in waste disposal is the proliferation of plastic. Plastic, unless it is specially treated to be biodegradable, tends to last an awfully long time, whether it is disposed of in landfills or waterways.
Car exhaust is a major contributor to air pollution, especially in the developing world. Car exhaust is not only unhealthy to breathe but deposits grime on clothing and walls of buildings.
Businesses and organizations of all sizes can cut costs with the use of recycling bins. By providing your customers with recycling bins, you create a material flow within your organization that will generate income, instead of costing you ever higher waste collection and removal expenses.
More offices today are moving towards being a green workplace. These initiatives are focused on making workplaces more cost efficient and productive while inspiring employees to make a difference in their communities and build team spirit.
There isn't an industry in the world that isn't being negatively impacted by the current economic difficulties. Revenues are down, costs are up, and everyone is trying to find ways to save.
Every set of recycling bins and recycling containers that are used in an office, at home, in a school, or placed in a public area helps to save the environment. These plastic and fiberglass recycling bins really are responsible for a new paradigm in waste management.
You may have noticed a rising interest in recycling; but what about composting? The organic trash--vegetables, fruit, coffee grounds, leaves, twigs--that humans generate each day eventually degrades when buried in a landfill. When it breaks down it produces methane, which contributes significantly to climate change.
Everyone knows that recycling is important, but the magnitude of what recycling can accomplish is stunning. In the U.
Most of us have heard about recycling. We're encouraged to use recycling containers to gather plastic bottles, glass jars, and aluminum cans as well cardboard boxes and newspapers.