Tips for recyclable collection and take-back programs at retailers – Waste & Recycling News

Call2Recycle CEO & President, Carl Smith, will be a guest blogger for the month of May on Waste & Recycling News. This is the fourth installment, bookmark this site and check back for new posts each week.

Recent Posts:
Product Stewardship Must Be a Shared Responsibility – May 7, 2012
What is product stewardship? – May 3, 2012
Responsible Recycling – May 1, 2012


Tips for recyclable ...

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King County Solid Waste Division

In 1990, prompted by citizen demand, Washington State directed local governments to create plans to manage hazardous wastes produced by households and, in small quantities, by businesses and other organizations. In 1991, local governments and agencies established a partnership as the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County to manage these wastes regionally.

The program brings together resources from four government agencies and 37 suburban cities to help citizens, businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies reduce the threat posed by ...

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City of Spokane

The Department of Solid Waste Management started serving the City of Spokane in 1940 with curbside service. Over the years it has developed into an impressive operation involving systems such as source separation, automated collection and computerized routing. In October of 1990, the City of Spokane Solid Waste Management Department, in compliance with Washington State Law and the Spokane Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan, started a curbside recycling program. Solid Waste Management provides 18 gallon blue bins to each residence ...

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Were The Holidays Good To You This Year?

ATLANTA, December 25, 2002 — Did you get what was on your wish list this holiday season? Studies predicted that more than 75 percent of consumers would purchase at least one cordless electronic product as a gift – like a portable CD player, a digital camera, or a cordless or cellular phone – which means a lot more people are walking around “unplugged.”

However, many people may not know that the rechargeable batteries that power the latest and greatest portable ...

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