Fact Friday: Turning Garbage Into Gold

On April 29, 2011, in Fact Friday, Recycling, by Deb Lee, Certified Professional Organizer®
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“It’s not hard to understand why energy entrepreneurs and municipalities are looking to turn more garbage into gold. Recyclers will pay for plastics, metals, and paper because they can sell that material, once separated, to mills which use it as raw material. As the tipping fees increase, it becomes more and more economical to divert that material into a composting facility at a lower rate than a landfill.”

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