15 Nov '11, 1pm

Increased #recycling could create 1.5M jobs! “America Recycles Day”!

Increased #recycling could create 1.5M jobs! “America Recycles Day”!

A new report finds that 1.5 million news job would be created if the U.S. achieved a 75 percent national recycling rate. Photo: Alexis Petru, Earth911 Just in time for America Recycles Day , a new report finds that a national recycling rate of 75 percent would create 1.5 million jobs and reduce carbon emissions by 276 million metric tons by 2030. The report, “More Jobs, Less Pollution ,” was prepared by the Tellus Institute for a variety of environmental and labor groups including the BlueGreen Alliance , Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Natural Resources Defense Council , Recycling Works! , Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives and Teamsters . While the majority of America’s municipal solid waste can be readily recycled, reused or composted, only 33 percent is currently being diverted from disposal; the rest ends up in the landfill, according to the re...

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