Enforcing Recycling, Yes or No?

In the classes that I teach on recycling, I hear the same complaint every single year. The local politicians won’t let me enforce the recycling laws in my town. When I do, I get a call telling me to back off because it is a friend of some person in a higher position.

Every year, I tell the class that enforcing recycling laws works. It is not always necessary to write a ticket, but there are some people who simply won’t do as they should unless there is a penalty attached to the inappropriate behavior.

Waste 360’s short piece on enforcement, reinforces the fact that enforcement works…..

To our local officials…get out of the way…

Read The Full Article Here:
Enforcing Recycling: Does it Work?

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