The Other Side of Single Stream Recycling

In this video, “The Other Side of Single Stream” , Chris Hoch, Owner of National Fiber of Belchertown, MA, explains the negative impact of single stream recycling on his local business. He advocates for dual stream recycling because he believes that consumers are willing to sort their paper from their bottles. Recycling rates tend to increase with single stream recycling, …

5 Items That Don’t Get Recycled Properly

Having recycling bins present at every turn may not be enough to get the correct materials to the right recycling facilities. Here are five common items that rarely get recycled properly. 1.) #1 PET Thermoform The clear clam shells used for carryout, fruit, baked goods and other food items is also known as  #1 PET thermoform. Although the clamshells say …