Managing Municipal Waste

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The Wide World of Secondhand Clothing

People often wonder what happens to the clothing they donate to charities in the United States. Few know about the wide world of secondhand clothing.

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What Can You Recycle in the Big Blue Bin?

Ah, the convenience of curbside recycling. You toss in bottles, cans, paper, plastic, and whatnot into one big bin and, voila, recycling happens!  Oh if it were only that easy...

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Ideas for Reducing Clutter at Home

Clothing clutter is a common problem in today’s consumer society. Here are a few ideas to pare down on what you own and wear.

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Clothing Industry in the Crosshairs

A new report published by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation makes the startling claim that a garbage truck full of textiles is being trashed every

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Getting Smart on Regulating Bins

Recycling pays large dividends for the Earth by saving resources, preventing pollution, and reducing carbon emissions, while helping municipal…

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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 survey by the Pew Research Center examined recy…