Extreme Recycling: From Trash to Treasure

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We believe that Earth Day goes beyond a single day, so let’s dream! People around the globe are finding new means to keep our planet beautiful by recycling what would otherwise end up in a landfill in practical, but also, very extreme ways. So, here is your chance to join the fun and turn green into cha-ching!

You have two weeks to post the best image of your most Extreme Recycling project to our Facebook page. A winner will be chosen on May 6, 2015 to win a $500 gift card. Just like us on Facebook and post your most creative recycling! Need some inspiration? From stunning art installations and housing options, to practical ways to make your garden beautiful, here are some extreme ideas for making trash into treasure!

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Celebrate Earth Day: Easy Recycling Tips for Home and Office

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Earth Day provides the perfect platform for starting a new recycling routine with family, friends and coworkers. Advanced Disposal wants you to Make Your Mother Proud with these everyday recycling tips!

Recycle Right

It’s important to pay attention to what can and can’t be recycled, so that the recycling process is fast and safe. Cardboard, paper, food boxes, mail, beverage cans, food cans, jars, jugs and plastic bottles are good to recycle. Glass bottles depend on your location, though — so check to make sure you’re recycling right!

Did you know that these commonly recycled items cannot be recycled at your curb? Plastic grocery bags, take out boxes, Styrofoam, paper coffee cups, shredded paper, pizza boxes, household glass and more can be found on this list. See the full list of items and learn more about recycling right.  … read more

 

Are You Recycling Right?

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Advanced Disposal, an environmental services company, has a new online resource to help everyone recycle right on Earth Day and every day. AdvancedDisposal.com/RecycleRight includes bright, informative graphics to easily show what can and cannot be recycled along with common recycling myths.

On Wednesday, April 22, more than a billion people worldwide will take action for Earth Day. Recycling remains one of the best ways to protect natural resources and preserve the environment, but the business of recycling is facing challenges due to significant changes in the recyclables export market and stricter quality standards. As a result, recyclers, like Advanced Disposal, have had to add extra staff and machinery to improve the sorting quality of incoming material, which has raised the cost of recycling.  … read more