Refuse and Recycling Blog

6 Amazing Waste Facts

Posted on Fri, Sep 20, 2013 @ 09:00 AM

There are many names for the things we throw away: garbage, trash, waste, refuse, litter, and rubbish, just to name a few. Perhaps there are so many names because of the sheer quantity we generate! Read on to learn staggering facts about the stuff we don’t care about (but maybe should)!

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What is Made of Recycled Plastic in Connecticut?

Posted on Fri, Sep 28, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

Plastic production consumes 8% of the earth's fossil fuels. The amount of saved energy in making one recycled plastic bottle can light a 60-watt bulb for 6 hours. Annually, 38 billion plastic bottles are disposed of globally, but only 20% get recycled. The rest clog landfills for another 700 years before they decompose. People are now conscious of these ever-increasing environmental issues. Eco-friendliness and recycling is catching on; every little bit done at home or at work helps.  For tips on how to properly recycle plastics, contact your local Connecticut garbage company.

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