11 Aug '12, 11am

Garbage Expected To Double By 2025

Our city is committed to recycling:). First, it was just #1 & #2. Now, all marked plastic, glass, foil, wax cartons, paper products, all cans, Christmas trees, fall leaves, & phone books. Home Depot takes batteries, and Ace Hardware takes used energy saving lightbulbs and cell phones. Lions Club takes eyeglasses to donate. B/C we have a compost bin, use cloth shopping bags and do not buy many "packaged food/products", we hardly have any trash now, compared to the recycling bin contents:). I recycle all plastic bags I do get, to thrift stores who reuse them (until the are banned:)). We have a local "unwritten rule, that anything out in the alleys is free, so, items put out there always get picked up by metal recyclers, or people who need it, it's great! The city does not make $$ on recycling, but realizes it is best all around to keep it all out of landfills and reduce the ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/garbage-expected-to-double-by...

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