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Back to the Basics

Back to the Basics

Back to the basics of recycling. More pressure is needed from consumers to make producers care enough about designing products and packaging with recyclablity in mind, however, until that happens, we need to continue to focus on what works. Instead of getting caught...

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Does Recycling Really Work?

Does Recycling Really Work?

Does Recycling Really Work? When we hear recycling doesn’t work and that nothing is really recycled – it can be disheartening.. But is it true? NO! Negative talking points have honed in on one type of material: Plastic. 90% of plastics can’t be recycled with a lack of...

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Does Millennium Pay for Cans? No

Does Millennium Pay for Cans? No

Millennium does NOT pay for aluminum cans or other metal cans. As a single stream processor, we accept mixed recyclable materials including plastic bottles, tubs and jugs, paper, cardboard, glass bottles and jars, and metal cans. Residents can bring their recyclables...

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Food Containers: How Clean is Clean?

Food Containers: How Clean is Clean?

How clean do food and drink containers really need to be? Small amounts of food don’t interfere with the process, but your effort of scraping out as much food residue as possible can make a big difference to prevent issues! How to "clean" your containers: Dump liquids...

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Needles NEVER Go in the Bin

Needles NEVER Go in the Bin

Needles and Sharps should NEVER be placed in the recycling bin. Do your part to protect your waste hauler and recycling workers! NEVER place loose needles or sharps in recycling bins and ONLY use approved sharps containers for disposal. HOW TO DISPOSE OF SHARPS IN...

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The Mounting Medical Waste Problem

The Mounting Medical Waste Problem

When we think of medical waste, we often think of hospitals and clinics, but there are many others who have a waste stream equally as dangerous. Home healthcare, nursing homes, dental practices, laboratories, funeral homes, medical schools, veterinarians, hospices,...

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