21 Jul '11, 4pm

Eco-City Seattle’s Recycling and Composting Program Scales New Heights

Eco-City Seattle’s Recycling and Composting Program Scales New Heights

But all these successes didn’t come overnight or by fluke. Recycling and composting programs were developed and improved, making it easier on residents to do their part. Starting 2009, Seattle Public Utilities allowed more items to be recycled and composted and made it easier for residents to participate through weekly collection of organics, as well as commingling of all recyclables into one cart. Also all information is clearly communicated to residents and businesses thorough their

Full article: http://ecopreneurist.com/2011/07/21/eco-city-seattles-rec...

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Thanks to the recession, recycling is booming

grist.org 19 Jul '11, 4pm

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5 Steps to Boost Recycling on Campus

5 Steps to Boost Recycling on Campus

greenbiz.com 20 Jul '11, 7am

In some ways universities are similar to big companies when it comes to recycling -- multiple departments separate from on...

Recycling Mystery: What exactly do you do with bioplastic?

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earth911.com 17 Jul '11, 12am

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environmentalleader.com 21 Jul '11, 2pm

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Waste is expensive: If #Seattle diverts 60% of its waste by 2012, the city will save $2M. It's on its way:

Waste is expensive: If #Seattle diverts 60% of ...

earth911.com 28 Jul '11, 11am

Seattle has set an all-time high for recycling and composting, diverting 53.7 percent of its waste from landfills in 2010,...

Twitter's top #recycling questions - answered!

earth911.com 20 Jul '11, 5pm

Top Recycling Questions Answered Earlier this week, Earth911 asked its Twitter followers “What do you think are some of th...