Why Recycle?

Written by I.R.C.. Posted in Residential

Why Recycle?

Recycling and composting have many benefits, both environmentally and economically. Though recycling can generate ten times the number of jobs than disposal of that waste in a landfill, ill-informed critics still claim that it is a waste of time and resources. For an excellent summary of the benefits of recycling, take a look the article from the Pennsylvania Sierra Club written by IRC Director John Frederick. Here are some other great resources to help you dispel those myths.

The Next Big Step

As Blair County embarks on its ten year update on its Solid Waste Management Plan, we are aiming higher, hoping to improve our recycling program.  Check out our list of goals to build a more outstanding recycling, composting and waste reduction effort.

 

Dispelling the Myths

The Benefits of Recycling

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