15 May '11, 10am

recycling

Germany deserves its reputation as a leader in recycling. Why? In part due to a motivated populace, in part due to a focus on ease of use, and public policy as well as pricing structures targetted to encourage recycling. But when the Berlin Waste Management company, BSR, evaluated the contents of the grey containers collecting everything left over from the five sorted stream containers already in use, they found a goodly quantity of valuable materials that could be recycled slipping through their net. The answer: yet another container to separate the best from the rest.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/germans-organize-...

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