Group Effort – Recycling Today

Many U.S. cities are diverting more than 30 percent of their solid waste to recycling. Most communities have the potential to do far more using a variety of approaches.


By Carl Smith, CEO & President, Call2Recycle

Municipal solid waste (MSW) consists of common items we use and then throw away, ranging from everyday garbage, such as product packaging, food scraps, bottles and newspapers, to clothing, appliances, paint and ...

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Municipalities struggle with hazardous household waste – 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 sixth installment, bookmark this site and check back for new posts each week.

Recent Posts:
When to Sort the Recyclables – May 11, 2012
Tips for Recyclable Collection and Take-Back Programs at Retailers – May 9, 2012
Product Stewardship Must Be a Shared Responsibility – May 7, 2012
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Montgomery County?s Household Hazardous Waste Program Recognized for Recycling Rechargeable Batteries

ATLANTA, April 4, 2008 – The Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program of the County’s Division of Solid Waste Services (Department of Public Works and Transportation/DPWT) was recognized today with a regional award for its successful efforts in recycling rechargeable batteries.

The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) presented a 2007 “Regional Recycling Leadership Award” to DPWT Director Arthur Holmes and HHW Manager Rick Dimont during a ceremony at the Recycling Center located on Route 355 in Derwood.

As a ...

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