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October 05th 2018:Republic Services' New 'Recycling Simplified' Campaign

Recycling programs as we know it are at risk, because China, as one of the world’s biggest recycled goods buyers, has increased their standards for the recycled goods they will import. Standards have gotten so tough that even one dirty pizza box can contaminate tons of recyclable material and send them to the landfill. According to Republic Services, as much as 30% of the materials in the recycling stream are currently contaminated. So, what’s the solution? In the long-term, companies are improving technology to better sort and clean recycling. But for now, it’s more important than ever that p

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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio 21/06/2019 09:00 21/06/2019 10:00 Go Green Radio https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio Recycling programs as we know it are at risk, because China, as one of the world’s biggest recycled goods buyers, has increased their standards for the recycled goods they will import. Standards have gotten so tough that even one dirty pizza box can contaminate tons of recyclable material and send them to the landfill. According to Republic Services, as much as 30% of the materials in the recycling stream are currently contaminated. So, what’s the solution? In the long-term, companies are improving technology to better sort and clean recycling. But for now, it’s more important than ever that people know what to recycle and how. The nation’s recycling model is broken, but it can be fixed. Republic Services has recently launched a new consumer campaign called Recycling Simplified, to discuss the general issues facing the recycling industry. It’s an important issue for every town in America– if people know the guidelines, they won’t risk ruining the recycled goods of others. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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