material recovery before disposal

With the preprocessing of waste at material recovery facilities we have the opportunity to make ongoing productive use of the what is left after residents and businesses have done their best to recycle. These facilities represent a last pass at the waste before it goes to disposal at a landfill, or turned into toxic ash and air emissions in an incinerator.

By focusing on a next use for the recyclables left in the “garbage”, we reduce waste, create jobs and redirect recyclable materials for useĀ in other applicationsā€”supporting the growth of remanufacturing businesses in our communities and a “closed loop” system.

We believe in maximizing reuse, recycling and recovery rather than direct disposal by burning or burying.

 

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