Landfills

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What is Your Recycling Reality?

Did you know that your recycling behavior is dependent on local attitudes where you live? A recent survey by the Pew Research Center examin…

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What is the Zero-Waste Movement?

Think you could live your life without throwing any trash away?  Considering the average American throws out approximately 4.4 pounds p…

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NPR Shines Light on Clothing Waste

Over 12 million tons of unwanted textiles are dumped in U.S. landfills every year, and most people are unaware of the damage this is causing…

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Incinerators vs. the Environment

What if someone told you there was a way for cities to get rid of all municipal waste and send only a fraction of it to a landfill? What if th…

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6 Reasons to Recycle Your Clothes

It’s a new year and many people are taking the opportunity to try to better their lives by making resolutions to end bad habits or start…

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A War on Waste

It’s not every day that you encounter a chef standing atop a 7 ton pile of clothing in the middle of a shopping mall, shouting at people through a megaphone

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U.S. Trash Volumes Shockingly High

A new study indicates that the amount of waste being dumped in America’s landfills is more than double (yes double!) what had been previ…

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Why Landfills Really Suck

Landfills stink, leak ooze, hurt animals and people, and swallow up large swaths of landscape. And when you consider that they are the third largest contributor to global warming, it's no stretch to say