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We’ve been talking a lot about tire recycling in the past few weeks. Facts about tires, why they’re bad for landfills and now we’re going to discuss what tires can be re-purposed into.
There are actually quite a few different options when it comes to re-purposing tires. Here is a basic list of the uses for tires.
We talk a lot about recycling. The benefits to the environment, items you can recycle, items you can reuse and much more. Although this is important conversation, it’s shocking to hear the how long it takes these items to decompose when you don’t recycle.
1,000,000,000. That’s a big number. What if I told you that’s how many pounds of paper towels are used in the U.S. every year. Would you believe me? No? Good, because the actual number is 13,000,000,000. 13 billion pounds of paper towels—every year! That, my friends, is a lot of trees.
It’s a new year which means out with the old, in with the new. I’ve at a few avid recyclers ask me what they should do when they trade in their old mattress for a new one. Are they recyclable and if so where can you recycle them? This is a great question. Since Metro is primarily a recycler of metals, we do not accept mattresses for recycling, but there has to be an organization or business that does right? With a little research we have some answers for you!
There are a variety of little things that we can do to go-green at home. Finding ways to incorporate good, green habits in our homes will help reduce landfill waste, clean the air and preserve natural landscapes.
Asphalt shingle recycling is becoming increasingly popular in the United States. Recycling shingles results in many benefits including saving landfill space, reducing costs and saving valuable resources. Let’s take a closer look at asphalt shingle recycling.