National group returns $$$ raised to support Question 2

October 30th, 2014 - STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, OCT. 29, 2014…..A national recycling group based in California says it has returned money raised to help “fight against misinformation” from the beverage industry, which has poured more than $8 million into defeating a Massachusetts ballot question that would expand the state’s bottle deposit law.   Read More

Massachusetts Voters Reject Bottle Bill

November 5th, 2014 - Question 2 which would have required a 5-cent deposit for nearly all non-alcoholic, non-carbonated drinks, according to the state’s website. Nearly two-thirds of the voters rejected the issue, the Boston Globe reported.  Read More

Should Decatur Start Separating Out Glass From Recycling?

September 29th, 2014 - Decatur takes great pride in its trash and recycling programs.  In the city’s recent Citizen Survey, residents gave both Garbage Collecting and Recycling a 91% positive rating.   Read More

NRC takes on recycling definition

Sept. 25, 2014 - What is recycling? Last week a number of industry leaders tried to come up with a clear and concise answer.   Read More
Single-Stream Recycling Is Easier for Consumers, But Is It Better?(VIDEO)

September 18th, 2014 - Single-stream recycling seems so simple. There is a bin. You put everything that's not trash—whether it's paper, plastic or metal—into that bin. The city comes and takes that bin away. Easy.   Read More