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

A peek into Casella’s recycling plant

I’ve always been extremely curious of how single stream recycling is processed after it’s been collected and hauled away. It turns out that Casella Waste manages the majority of Boston-area¬†recycling at their plant in Charlestown, alongside other smaller MURFS (Material’s Recovery Facilities). These are facilities where recyclables are pulled out of the single stream and … More A peek into Casella’s recycling plant