Chances are if you live in a multifamily community in our region, your recycling is not working for you. A new study determines that it is a systems problem more than a lack of knowledge or concern on the part of tenants.
Recycling is all about making new products from old ones.
It’s as much about economics as it is about the environment. For a material to get recycled into a new good it needs two things: a market that can use the material and a way to get that material from the consumer to the market.
Sounds simple, but...
Big or small, getting together can generate waste. But gatherings are also celebrations of our community. So it makes sense that we pause to ensure they demonstrate our shared values for each other and the planet. Master Recyclers help events get their green on
Over the years, residents have been able to recycle a wide range of materials like tennis shoes, cooking oil, bulky plastic to 1-7 plastics, block Styrofoam, electronics and all kinds of metals thanks to the Beaverton Far West Recycling. But the location will be closing March 31, 2017