Monthly Archives: March 2019

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Paper or Plastic? Which is Better for the Environment?

Based on all of the bad publicity plastic has been getting recently, one might think this is an easy question to answer. But the truth of the matter may be surprising if you believe that paper is the clear winner in this equation.

Let’s look at the facts. On the plus side, paper is made from […]

The Benefits of Recycling

On the surface, it would seem that the primary benefit of recycling is to lower the amount of trash that goes into landfills. Based on the fact that the United States alone generates more than 258 million tons (that’s 516 trillion pounds), and taking into account that only about 35% of that waste get incinerated […]