Plastic recycling: what does and does not get recycled

[ad name=”Google Adsense 728×90″] All plastic is recyclable. That is, it is possible to make and sell new products from any kind of plastic. Very little plastic actually gets recycled. There are two major reasons for the low rate of … Continue reading

The past, present, and future of solid waste disposal

Revised February 27, 2017 When prehistoric humans gathered together in villages, they soon decided they didn’t want to keep all their trash in the village with them. That decision marks the birth of the discipline of waste management. People have … Continue reading