Earth Day is a busy time of year for recycling professionals. Organizing household hazard waste drop-offs, recycling tours and other events designed to get much-deserved attention around recycling are a priority. However, so is ensuring your recycling program is as profitable and beneficial as possible. This Earth Day, the Carton Council encourages communities to join the movement to include cartons in local recycling programs.
Cartons are highly recyclable and are a growing commodity. In the first quarter of 2013, almost 1.8 million new households gained access to carton recycling, ensuring that over 50 million U.S. households now have access to carton recycling.
Cartons can now be recycled in 62 of the 100 largest U.S. cities, including New York, Los Angeles and Philadelphia, with more coming on board all the time.
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