One Thing You Can Do: Know Your Plastics

Ever notice those recycling symbols, the triangles with the numbers inside, on plastic packaging and containers? I always assumed they meant the plastic was recyclable. But that’s not necessarily the case. Those numbers are resin identification codes, and they tell…

Allied approach

Personal relationships are key to advancing recycling operations at RethinkWaste, San Carlos, California. Joe La Mariana relies on relationships to keep materials moving and operations growing at South Bayside Waste Management Authority (SBWMA), which is more commonly known as RethinkWaste. The agency…

Holiday tree pickup begins

Collectors eases process for those looking to recycle their former holiday centerpiece Disposing of a holiday tree is becoming easier than returning unwanted gifts placed under it. For customers of RethinkWaste, which services most of the Peninsula, undressed trees…

Where does it go?

County waste facilities weather changing tides of recycling, garbage trends For many, the sight of a cardboard box might spark excitement about its contents or dread for an impending task to do something with it, likely flatten and recycle…
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