City of Buffalo – Environmental Champions Program

Educating the public about recycling has been a hot topic in recent months ever since China put up their “Green Fence” and stopped taking many recyclable materials from the United States.  At the core, it was motivated by contaminated material being imported from other countries including the United States. What followed was a large-scale push … More City of Buffalo – Environmental Champions Program

Questions about Recycling??? I’ve Got Answers

Recycling shouldn’t be complicated, but unfortunately it is. Single stream recycling has increased the number of people participating in recycling and the volume of material coming in through the front door of recycling facilities, but, many would argue, that the overall quality of recovered commodities has been compromised as a result. Whether it’s wish-cyclers (people … More Questions about Recycling??? I’ve Got Answers

Why It’s Important for Your Organization to Perform a Waste Audit

Waste audits offer insight into what your organization is typically discarding on a daily basis, and can provide a valuable array of data from which one can glean many fascinating findings,  conclusions, and recommendations. I perform waste audits as part of my career among other waste-related environmental consulting services.  Although, material characterization is the most … More Why It’s Important for Your Organization to Perform a Waste Audit