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7 Days of #Recycling; plan for community/neighborhood & workplaces.

We will have a recycling company to handle all our recycling needs and to make sure we achieve 100 percent recycling.

How does it take for garbage to biodegrade as trash in our oceans...

This is an estimated decomposition rates of a common marine debris items. A reminder for us to recycle our waste everyday.

more like the Horiffic Pacific Garbage Patch which is a gyre of human-based marine pollution now floating in the central North Pacific Ocean located roughly between 135°W to 155°W and 35°N and 42°N. The majority of pollution on the patch is plastic, which scientists now know can be 100% recycled …

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, also described as the Pacific Trash Vortex, is a gyre of marine litter in the central North Pacific Ocean. The patch extends over an indeterminate area.

*Please* think twice before you throw away that empty pizza box.

*Please* think twice before you throw away that empty pizza box.

Support Zero Waste Packaging and Stop Amking So Much Waste that you are Sucking the Life Out of This Planet! - See more at: http://wastersblog.com/zero-waste-packaging/#sthash.p9ZM0EHB.dpuf

Have you ever heard of "zero waste" packaging? Learn what it means to be "zero waste" & discover its many benefits to the environment in this infographic created by the folks at Be Green Packaging Store.

Wie kommt der Müll ins Meer

Unsere Ozeane versinken im Plastikmüll - WWF Deutschland

Eco poster

The Most Dangerous Species in the Mediterranean: Uncontrolled Waste is the Greatest Threat, Bar none.

How does trash get from WV to the ocean? This should be the Ugly Journey of Litter not The Ugly Journey Of Our Trash. Trash is not bad in itself but a by-product of being human.

What is the impact of our plastic use on the ocean's animal life? A new infographic from Project AWARE sheds a bit of light on the sheer scale of the problem, and the incredible number of animals affected by our plastic problem.

What are ways you help materials skip the landfill altogether?

Waste fractions - Help us recycle these items into new products so they don't sit in a landfill taking up space for years on end!

The top items littering our shores http://www.fastcoexist.com/1682053/the-10-types-of-trash-that-are-littering-our-beaches#10

Last fall, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) helped to sponsor the Ocean Conservancy’s 2012 International Coastal Cleanup. Over volunteers collected lbs kg) of refuse. This graphic represents the top 10 collected items.

NOAA Recycling Infographic

Bring your plastic back to life – Recycle

Infographic showing the various types of plastics and what they can be turned into after recycling.