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Recyclable

The ability of a product or material to be recovered from, or otherwise diverted from, the solid waste stream for the purposes of recycling. U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines indicate that a product may not be advertised as “recyclable” unless a viable, active reclamation system exists that is available to a majority of end users and collects and processes the product for recycling.
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Evaluating what has been observed to date in the "Phoenix Recycles" program revolves around four major components: 1) the volume available to contain recyclables and non-recyclables with the 90-gallon barrels provided to program participants; 2) the compaction characteristics of recyclable materials in the collection vehicles; 3) the weights of the recyclable commodities; and 4) the ultimate volume reduction achieved at the landfill.
Third, the city and county must conduct public education on recyclables.
It's recyclable, but the cost to ship to a plant in southern Ontario is too much," he confesses.
Separating newspapers and other recyclables from trash is not the same as recycling if the material doesn't end up reused, warns Red Caveney, president of the American Paper Institute (API), the national trade association of the pulp, paper, and paperboard industry.
In Lane County, the EcoSort warehouse is the collection point for most commingled curbside recyclable materials from Eugene-Springfield haulers.
Property management companies, cleaning service contractors, waste and recyclables collectors, and logistic companies transferring recyclables should maintain proper sorting and storage of collected recyclables.
There also were 26 fatalities among refuse and recyclable collectors in 2010 when the profession was the seventh deadliest, the federal government previously reported.
The environment certainly loses because disposal supports natural resource use and fills landfills with recyclable materials.
This new package, totally non-recyclable, is positioned to displace consumers' purchasing habits away from canned tuna, which comes in a highly recyclable container that has an almost 60 percent recycling rate.
However, the move to recycling will also eliminate the presence of dioxin because it was previously removed from the recyclable materials.
The law imposes bans on landfilling or incineration of all recyclable waste, including PS.