Knowledge Base Issues

  • What is recycling?
    Simply put, recycling means using things that have already been used to make new things. It also includes reusing things as they are, and giving things you no longer need for other people to use....
  • How is plastic recycled?
    Plastic containers are collected from the bins and other places and are brought to the recycling plant. They would then be separated according to the above categories. Recycling plastic is a...
  • What must I know before selling the recyclable material I collect?
    Quantity Considerations Obtaining sufficient quantities of recyclables is important because vendors cannot always afford to handle and transport small amounts of material. The marketing potential...
  • What cannot be recycled?
    Paper Pizza boxes or anything soiled with grease and/or food waste Paper plates Facial or bathroom tissue Carbon paper Disposable diapers Hardcover books Milk cartons Plastic and wax paper Frozen...
  • Recycling at work: What can be recycled?
    Recycling in commercial enterprises is important because commercial waste makes up about 40 percent of total solid waste. Business and industry operations generate recyclable materials in many...
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