Recycling

  • Recycling Jun 29

    How Much Do We Really Know About Recycling?

    Only 8.4% of discarded plastic actually goes through the full recycling process to be transformed into other products. The rest ends up in landfills. So how are so many companies still touting their plastic products as recyclable? The New York Times explains.

  • Recycling Jan 17

    Recycling Push by Beverage Companies Starts in North Texas

    An initiative from three of America’s biggest beverage companies that aims to improve the recycling and processing of plastic bottles is kicking off in North Texas with an investment of more than $3 million. The American Beverage Association announced Thursday that the Dallas-Fort Worth area will be the first region to get an investment from the “Every Bottle Back” initiative…

  • North Texas Jan 17

    Beverage Companies Invest $3M to Revamp Recycling in North Texas

    The nation’s three largest distributors of plastic bottles, PepsiCo, Coca Cola and Keurig-Dr Pepper, are investing to start a recycling infrastructure for Dallas. The Dallas Morning News’ Dom DiFurio joins us.

  • Dallas Jan 2

    Dallas Apartment Trash Recycling Law Takes Effect

    A 2018 law that requires landlords to make trash recycling available for tenants of apartments with eight units or more took effect Wednesday. More than half of Dallas residents live in rental apartments, so the law affects most of the population and a large volume of Dallas trash. Kevin Richardson with the Texas Campaign for the Environment said he is…

  • Dallas Jan 2

    Dallas Landlords Must Provide Recycling to Tenants

    Jan. 1 is the deadline for Dallas landlords to provide the opportunity for trash recycling to tenants. It’s the next big step in Dallas’ goal of zero waste, but there’s a long way to go.

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