All About Styrofoam Recycling

2020-09-01T20:58:31+00:00June 27th, 2013|Trash Talk 101|

According to the EPA, “Each year Americans throw away 25,000,000,000 Styrofoam cups. Even 500 years from now, the foam coffee cup you used for your coffee this morning will still be sitting in a landfill.†Styrofoam products are easily identifiable by their number “6†recycling symbol.  All Styrofoam cups and containers must be rinsed and [...]

Understanding Recycling Drop-Off Sites

2020-09-01T20:58:31+00:00June 20th, 2013|Trash Talk 101|

Single-stream recycling makes curbside recycling at home much easier, but not everything that can be recycled can be put into these bins, as shown in last week's blog.  Every county across the state of Maryland offers drop-off sites for various types of waste and recycling that can't be collected in your curbside bin.  Whether you've [...]

Understanding Single-Stream Recycling

2020-09-01T20:58:31+00:00June 13th, 2013|Single-Stream Recycling|

Single-stream recycling is awesome!  Gone are the days where you have to separate recycling into 7 different bins; single-stream recycling allows you to put many different recyclables into a single curb-side bin. Many counties across the state of Maryland have adopted a form of single-stream recycling, but specific guidelines vary from county to county.  Not [...]

Celebrating World Environment Day and Kicking-Off our 1st Blog Series

2020-09-01T20:58:31+00:00June 5th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Happy World Environment Day! For the next several weeks, we will be blogging about county waste and recycling guidelines across the state of Maryland.  Every county is a little different, so check back often to stay informed on proper waste separation and recycling opportunities in your area. We’ll also clarify common misconceptions about waste and [...]

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