As Costs Skyrocket, More U.S. Cities Stop Recycling

By Michael Corkery NY Times – March 16, 2019 Recycling, for decades an almost reflexive effort by American households and businesses to reduce waste and help the environment, is collapsing in many parts of the country. Philadelphia is now burning about half of its 1.5 million residents’ recycling material in an incinerator that converts waste to … Read More »

Super Bowl Recycling 101

TOUCHDOWN! Recycle Smart Partners – we are excited to share that the interest in Recycle Smart continues to grow everyday here in Massachusetts! In December alone – over 13,500 unique individuals visited the Recycle Smart MA website and we gained more than 1,000 new followers across our social media channels. Curious who these recycling enthusiast … Read More »

Recycling is WORK!

Many people want to recycle and protect the environment, but they do not know how to recycle correctly.  Historically, China purchased most of the single stream recycling generated and collected in the United States.  The recycling loads that China purchased from the US were highly contaminated due to poor recycling habits in the US.   Beginning … Read More »

China and the Looming Recycling Crisis

Excellent article explaining the recycling crisis locally which has been caused by the change in the acceptable contamination levels of recyclable materials shipped to China.  This is an international problem, that has very quickly substantially increased the cost of collecting recyclable materials from households and other generators.   Proponents, generators, haulers, facilities, and participants in … Read More »

Everyone Loves Stew!

We’ve been getting some great buzz from Graham Waste’s recent hiring of Stew Curran, our latest sales whiz!  We’d like to thank the following folks for recognizing Stew and Graham Waste: The Boston Business Journal City Biz List TinyTown Unleashed Newton Patch Braintree Patch Thanks to all for mentioning us and welcoming Stew to the … Read More »