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Walker’s budget would end mandate for local recycling

07 Mar Posted by in Recycle | Comments

Walmart’s recycling baler
waste recycle
Image by Walmart Stores
Walmart and Sam’s Club locations use the super sandwich baling process to recycle 32 different materials, including aluminum cans, plastic bags, plastic bottles, office paper and paperback books. In 2009 alone, we recycled more than 1.3 million pounds of aluminum, 120 million pounds of plastics, 11.6 million pounds of mixed paper and 4.6 billion pounds of cardboard through this process.

Walker’s budget would end mandate for local recycling
By: Adam Wollner On top of heavy spending cuts, Gov. Scott Walker’s biennial budget proposal would also eliminate the state recycling program requirement for local communities. The proposal would cut financial assistance from the state to local governments for the …
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Economic Stability Props Up the Wastewater Treatment Market in the Oil & Gas Industry
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA–(Marketwire – 03/03/11) – The global water and wastewater treatment market in the oil and gas industry expects to achieve significant growth once the products in the market become more affordable. End users that are delaying projects to the third and fourth quarters of 2011 and early 2012 are expected to invest in wastewater treatment solutions when they re-evaluate technology …
Read more on Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance

Opinion: Long past time for recycling in Commerce
Recycling reduces the amount of materials that must be placed in landfills, it saves energy and natural resources and — perhaps most importantly — it gives citizens a chance to be better stewards of their planet.
Read more on The Commerce News

 


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