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Two-Thirds of Americans Won’t Slow Down Around Garbage Trucks, NWRA Survey Finds
WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ — A new survey suggests that although most Americans encounter garbage trucks on the road each week, only a third of people slow down near them while nearly 40 percent are actually tempted to speed around them. The survey also found that most Americans believe that police officers and firefighters have deadlier jobs despite the fact the waste and...
Mar 30, 2015 8:05 AM ET
Helpful Holiday Green Home and Recycling Tips from NW&RA
Here’s a few tips from the National Waste & Recycling Association on how to keep your home sustainable through the New Year and beyond.
Dec 24, 2014 12:35 PM ET
INFOGRAPHIC: More Than Just Leftovers—Composting for a Sustainable Thanksgiving
The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) has produced an infographic offering helpful tips for composting and recycling for a green Thanksgiving.
Nov 25, 2014 12:35 PM ET
INFOGRAPHIC: National Recycling Organizations Provide “Top 10 in the Bin” List
For America Recycles Day on Nov. 15, four national recycling groups have collaborated on a "Top 10 in the Bin" list of universally encouraged recyclable items and crafted a toolkit of images, posters and flyers to help educate the public on better recycling habits.
Nov 6, 2014 3:45 PM ET
Infographic: Composting a Pumpkin for a Green Halloween
While pondering “Trick or treat?” this Halloween, millions of Americans will face another dilemma: what to do with that rotting jack-o’-lantern by the door? An environmentally friendly alternative to disposing of these ghoulish gourds is composting, a sustainable practice that reduces the amount of waste sent to landfills.
Oct 31, 2014 11:10 AM ET