Evaluating what has been observed to date in the "Phoenix Recycles" program revolves around four major components: 1) the volume available to contain 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
, 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
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
The law imposes bans on landfilling or incineration of all recyclable
waste, including PS.