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We want to recycle more; we just need more places to do it

We want to recycle more; we just need more places to do it

By Giulio Boccaletti, Ph.D., Managing Director for Global Water at The Nature Conservancy Visit a country like Germany and you will be hard pressed to find a public venue without a recycling bin. Multicolor containers stand at seemingly every corner, labeled to help sort the remains of your lunch from soda bottle to banana peel. To be fair, accessibility is not the only reason behind Germany’s success, but it’s an indispensable part of the solution. Although I knew the United States had some catching up to do in this area, I was surprised to find out that recycling bins are, in fact, only available 12 percent of the time at “away-from-home” locations. Compare that to a staggering 62 percent in Germany (in 2010). Overall, the beverage container recycling rate in the United States sits at 42 percent. Yet, recent surveys by PepsiCo show that more than 80 percent of Americans ...

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