Happy New Year from Vangel Inc.

We would like to wish you and your family a very safe and happy New Year! We will be closed New Year’s Day and will re-open Friday, January 2nd. Happy Holidays! Vangelinc.com | 410-644-2600

Green Holiday Gift Guide 2014

At Vangel we’re always talking about “closing the loop” – that means in addition to recycling, also purchasing products made with recycled material. This practice helps cut down on the amount of materials sent to landfills and sets an example for a more sustainable way of life. There’s no point to collecting recyclables if they can’t be made into a …

Consumers Willing to Pay More for Products Made With Recycled Materials, Study Shows

According to a recent study by the Harris Poll, on behalf of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), many would pay more to buy products created from recycled material. Thanks in part (no doubt) to better consumer education on the topic of recycling, consumers are better understanding the need to close the loop. The study was conducted online among 2,000 U.S. adults. …

Valerie Androutsopoulos Judges MDE’s Rethink Recycling Contest

For the second year in a row, Vangel Inc’s Valerie Androutsopoulos was a judge at the Maryland Department of the Environment’s “Rethink Recycling” contest. The grand prize winner was Michalea Ballistreri from C. Milton Wright High School in Harford County for her “Beautiful Bird,” created from soda cans, styrofoam, buttons and CD’s.   She received an iPad for her efforts. The following category winners each received a …

A Recycler’s Christmas List

This holiday season, Vangel inc. invites you to contribute to a more sustainable way of living by simply closing the loop. Closing the loop means purchasing recycled content in place of new products. For example, recycling your old cell phone and then purchasing a refurbished phone instead of a brand new phone would be closing the loop. Another example of …