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Major Sport Venues Incorporate New Ways To Compost and Recycle At Their Stadiums

Posted by Emily Bellmore on 3/27/2015 to Public Education

Have you ever been to a sport or concert arena and thought, "Why aren't there any places for me to recycle my drink or food containers?" If you have said this to yourself at some point, you're not alone. According to a recent survey by the marketing agency Sheldon Group found that "nearly one-third of Americans would be more likely to attend a sports game or concert if the stadium where the event was held recycled and composted. The same study found that one in five consumers surveyed said they would buy more food and beverages during the event if they knew their food packaging wouldn't end up in a landfill."

It's The First Day Of Spring: Have You Thought About Composting?

Posted by Emily Bellmore on 3/20/2015 to Composting

It not may look like it outside, but today, March 20th, marks the first day of spring! Warmer, sunny days are upon us, why not take advantage of the new season and get started on your home compost bin. Do you currently compost or are you interested in starting? Spring is the perfect time to start composting because this is typically when you may also be preparing to plant your garden as well. This warmer weather allows the contents in the compost bin to break down more easily.

Stowe Mountain Resort Teams Up With Recycle Away To Incorporate New Custom Recycling Containers

Posted by Emily Bellmore on 3/13/2015 to Custom Recycling Containers

Recently, representatives from the Stowe Mountain Resort in Stowe, Vermont, contacted Recycle Away in hopes that they could partner together, to incorporate a newly designed multi-waste stream recycling program into their business. Stowe currently had a recycling program already in existence, however, they were having major issues with their waste streams being cross-contaminated.

How Much Of Our Waste Stream Should We Be Able To Recycle? Setting The Right Target Is The Main Goal

Posted by Emily Bellmore on 3/6/2015 to Public Education

Waste 360 who supplies news, information and resources that help steer your course of action towards sustainable materials management, recently wrote an article pertaining to recycling rates and how finding the right target is proving to be more difficult than it seems. We wanted to share the summary of this article and the goal Waste 360 projects for this important topic.

Earth Day Is Almost Here: Let Us Help You With Your Earth Day Celebrations

Posted by Emily Bellmore on 2/27/2015 to Public Education

This year's Earth Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 22nd and marks the 45th anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement which began in 1970. Earth Day is a world wide recognized event that gives everyone around the globe, the chance to honor mother earth and come together to show commitment, activism and support to our environment.