Wednesday, 12 September 2012

Jay Katari is Helping to Lead Recycling Efforts in Florida

Florida residents generate approximately 32 million tons of municipal solid waste every year.  Although recycling education and awareness has been going on for the past two decades, much work is still required.   In 2009 Floridians diverted 8,482,964 tons or 29% of Municipal Solid Waste from the landfill through recycling.In an effort to reduce waste and accelerate recycling efforts in the Sunshine State, the Florida Legislature passed the Energy, Climate Change and Economic Security Act of 2008 establishing a new statewide recycling goal—reduce the disposal of recyclables 75% by 2020.

Thursday, 6 September 2012

Jay Katari Highlights the Importance of Paper Recycling

Guess what – Americans are pretty good when it comes to paper recycling.  But many don’t really understand why that is such a good thing or what it means.  So when you recycle all that paper you in the blue bin beside your desk in the office, think about this: