Plastic Recycling in Florida

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Recycling Programs in South Florida We offer plastic recycling in Florida for all commercial accounts that usually operate out of a warehouse. From beer distributors to packing companies, logistics companies, and more we have seen every type of industry. For example, we recently had a few pick-ups in the West Palm Beach area that consisted of plastic containers. After…

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Mercedes-Benz South Florida Dealership

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We just recently installed this brand new 40-yard stationary compactor at this Mercedes-Benz dealership in the South Florida area! By using a compactor in this case it’s less hauls/trips which in return means less money the account is being charged. Not only is it more efficient than their previous dumpster set-up it’s also more convenient not having to service…

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Pet Supermarket Headquarters

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Pet Supermarket National Headquarters in Sunrise, Florida. A few years ago we implemented a successful baler recycling program for their cardboard and LDPE film. After some changes in staff, we were given the boot – and a few months later we see this all too common scene. We hate to see businesses large or small get sold on these “waste…

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Rethinking Recycling

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How American cities can benefit from China’s recycling regulations The National League of Cities released a new report Rethinking Recycling: How Cities Can Adapt to Evolving Markets, which analyzes how city leaders can develop resilient local waste management systems in response to China’s new regulations. The report marks the beginning of a larger effort to examine sustainability in solid waste management and…

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China Doesn’t Want Your Trash

MORE OF AMERICA’S recycling is ending up in local landfills. And it’s China’s fault. Decades after activists and environmentalists first began beseeching Americans to separate their bottles and cans – ultimately conditioning even the most recalcitrant consumer to believe that filling a blue bin could benefit the earth and ease their conscience – it turns out that an increasing amount…

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PepsiCo Foundation’s Fat Funding To Boost Recycling Rates, Close the Gap

Pepsi’s philanthropic arm the PepsiCo Foundation has teamed with national nonprofit The Recycling Partnership on what it calls the “largest ever industry-wide residential recycling challenge,” designed to make recycling easier for 25 million families across the country and to reduce the recycling gap. The PepsiCo Foundation is providing $10 million in funding to jumpstart All In on Recycling. The goal of the challenge is to…

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Miami Hurricanes to wear uniforms made from marine plastic waste in opener against LSU

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Although we’re a bunch of Florida Gators fans over here, we have to commend the Miami Hurricanes Football Team for raising awareness about ocean pollution by wearing uniforms made from marine plastic waste for their season opener against LSU! Great message for a great cause! Way to use your platform for something bigger than football! 🙌🏈♻ Full Article | Miami Hurricanes to wear uniforms made…

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NWRA urges China to accept scrap imports

The Arlington, Virginia-based National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) has filed comments with China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) regarding its draft law on the Prevention and Control of Environmental Pollution by Solid Waste. Article 29 of the drafted revisions to the law would prohibit the importation of scrap materials by the end of 2020. “NWRA supports high quality standards for…

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Deerfield Beach Styrofoam Drop-Off Facility

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ATTENTION DEERFIELD BEACH RESIDENTS! You are now able to drop-off your styrofoam FREE OF CHARGE at the address below: 401 SW 4th Street Deerfield Beach, FL 33441   HOURS OF OPERATION MONDAY — 8:00AM – 12:00PM TUESDAY — 8:00AM – 4:00PM WEDNESDAY — 8:00AM – 4:00PM THURSDAY — 8:00AM – 4:00PM FRIDAY — 8:00AM – 4:00PM SATURDAY — 8:00AM – 12:00PM SUNDAY —…

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House Passes Save Our Seas Act

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June 25, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 756, the Save Our Seas Act of 2018, which amends the Marine Debris Act to revise the Marine Debris Program to require the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to work with other agencies to address land- and sea-based sources of marine debris and the Department of State and other agencies…

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