How much trash is recycled a year?

Answer According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans recycled and composted about 83 out of the 250 million tons of trash in 2008. This is equal to recovering 1.5 out of 4.5 pounds per perso... Read More »

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Recycled Trash Art Projects?

Art is found all around us, in every possible place. Even in trash, you can see art. There are lots of ways to turn trash into treasure, and one of those ways is to use recycled trash for art proje... Read More »

Can plastic trash bags be recycled with bottles&cans?

Plastic bags can be recycled. Whether you can leave them in with your cans and bottles depends on your municipality and policies on curbside pickup. Some municipalities will not pick up plastic bag... Read More »

Can plastic trash bags be recycled with bottles& cans in Rhode Island?

In Rhode Island, plastic trash bags cannot be put out beside the road for recycling collection, nor will they be recycled with bottles and cans. Trash bags filled with items will be collected as tr... Read More »

What year were the trash bags made?

According to the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, the first trash bag was invented by Harry Wasylyk and Larry Hansen in 1950. The bag was green and disposable, and it was intended for commerci... Read More »