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Things You Should Never “Wish Cycle” in Recycling Bins

Things You Should Never "Wish Cycle" in Recycling Bins Reading the title, your first question is likely, “What does it mean to wish cycle?” Well, wish cycling is something that most of us are guilty of; we have some trash in hand, pass a recycling bin, and ask ourselves if the item we need to throw away is recyclable or not. Without a clear answer, we put it in the recycling bin and hope for the best. But this poses [...]

May 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

5 Dangerous Effects of Green Waste Dumping

5 Dangerous Effects of Green Waste Dumping Imagine you see someone dump their grass clippings, garden waste and weeds into a forested area just outside a residential complex. Perhaps it’s really an extension of the person’s own backyard, or they drove little ways from their house to take it there. It seems harmless, right? After all, garden waste and other compost materials are organic and are not technically trash. Green waste can naturally decompose, so why not dump it anywhere? [...]

May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Avoid Tricks of the Trade with a Reputable CRV Center

Avoid Tricks of the Trade with a Reputable CRV Center Recycling is something that all responsible citizens take part in. In addition to receiving the refund value for CRV items (aluminum cans, plastic bottles, glass, etc.), you get the satisfaction of knowing that, through recycling, you’re making a difference in the future of the planet. Through recycling, pollution and the release of toxins are reduced, there’s less need for mining and fewer natural resources are affected. Unfortunately, there are some [...]

April 7th, 2017|0 Comments

7 Green Near-Future Recycling Techniques to Anticipate

7 Green Near-Future Recycling Techniques to Anticipate Science is constantly advancing, bringing us more and more innovative recycling solutions. Some of the newest techniques are on the cusp of becoming common practice. Check out these recycling techniques you can anticipate seeing over the next few months and years: 1. Recycling concrete and rebar Swedish student, Omer Haciomeroglu invented a robot that makes it possible to recycle concrete and even rebar when demolishing buildings. Typically, all of the materials in an [...]

March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

5 Most Commonly Recycled Scrap Metals and their Sources

5 Most Commonly Recycled Scrap Metals and their Sources Scrap metal recycling is a wonderful way to reuse resources and avoid the high economic and environmental costs of mining. Because metal is present in many products and items that we use in our everyday lives, scrap metal is plentiful. Even so, much more recycling could be done than what is currently actually happening. Only about 30% of metals are currently recycled, meaning that 70% of metals could be recycled, but [...]

March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

10 Types of Trash that take the Longest to Decompose

10 Types of Trash that take the Longest to Decompose At Ecology Recycling & Transportation Services, our passion is providing recycling resources across Southern California, as well as the Western United States. While we try to do our part to contribute to a green planet, we have noticed that when people do not recycle and instead throw out trash that ends up in landfills, it is generally due to the fact that they are unaware how long it actually takes [...]

March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

5 Environmental Benefits of Moving Freight by Rail

5 Environmental Benefits of Moving Freight by Rail Rail used to be the driving force for moving freight over long and short distances in countries around the world. When the railroad was first built across the USA, the possibilities for moving cargo exploded and it was revolutionary. Today, trucks, airplanes, and boats are also popular for transporting freight. This convenience and the wealth of options available mean that many businesses lose sight of important considerations, like the environment. Everyone must [...]

March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

The Top 5 benefits of recycling

Recycling: More than just reusing material At Ecology, we provide the most cutting-edge solution for transporting and processing recycled materials in the Western United States. We also collect and recycle junk cars so that their old parts can be reused for scrap, all of which we transport in our eco-friendly collection fleet and distribute to our several facilities throughout Southern California. We care about the environment and strive to educate others about how important recycling and reusing is to the [...]

March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

7 Surprising Facts About Recycling

7 Surprising Facts About Recycling Recycling is truly an amazing process. Creating a new product from something that was considered old and useless shows the amazing talent of human ingenuity. It’s also a necessary process. About 30 years ago, in 1987 a tugboat, Mobro 4000, carrying a load of trash out of New York was refused in North Carolina where it had planned to unload. The boat then headed to Mexico and Belize in search of a landfill but was [...]

March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

The Best Ways to Ship Goods in and out of Ports

The Best Ways to Ship Goods in and out of Ports How to Ship Goods Through Ports From small-town shops to luxury brand manufacturers – we all rely on transportation for mobility. Transportation is the backbone of logistics, but choosing the best way to ship goods through ports is not a walk in the park. An effective transport system handles and transport goods to consumers at the right place and at the right time. It influences production, sales and the satisfaction of [...]

March 30th, 2017|0 Comments