Want to know more about recycling?

Did you know?

  1. Nine-tenths of all solid waste in the United States does not get recycled.
  2. Although 75% of America’s waste is recyclable, we only recycle around 30% of it.
  3. The U.S. recycling rate is around 34.5%. If we’re able to get the rate to 75%, the effect will be like removing 50 million passenger cars from U.S. roads.
  4. Over 11 million tons of recyclable clothing, shoes, and textiles make their way into landfills each year.
  5. The United States throws away $11.4 billion worth of recyclable containers and packaging every year.

When in doubt, throw it out...

We believe it is our duty as your local waste hauler to provide you with the most current recommendations on waste and recycling. It is important for our customers to know that electronics, batteries and plastic shopping bags should all be recycled, but not in our residential recycling carts. Many local grocery and electronic stores will gladly recycle these for you. The National Waste and Recycling Association has create the infographic here to remind consumers of the proper steps to take with their recyclables. 

Following these simple steps will ensure our community has the highest quality recycling and will strengthen its value. To read our recycling policies please visit our Policy page.

To learn more, visit https://wasterecycling.org/