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Avoid the Spark Kicks Off

New Jersey is kicking off an education campaign called Avoid the Spark to try and prevent fires caused by rechargeable batteries being placed in the recycling stream with cans, bottles and paper. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE….recycle these batteries correctly. Go to the links in this post to learn more and please share with friends and neighbors. […]

Oregon Revamp on Recycling and EPR

As reported in Resource Recycling, Oregon has passed a comprehensive piece of legislation that places the cost and responsibility for recyclability directly where it belongs; on the manufacturers! While there are elements of Oregon’s recycling and EPR laws that I do not agree with (namely deposit laws on easily recycled items), the state deserves credit […]