The Urgency of the Global Plastic Problem

The Urgency of the Global Plastic Problem In the U.S. and around the world, plastic has only been in widespread production for a little under 70 years. In that relatively short amount of time, production totals have reached an incredible 9.1 billion tons. Unfortunately, Americans and people in other countries currently recycle only a small [...]

2017-12-04T18:35:31+00:00 November 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Benefits of Natural Gas Semi Truck Engines

Benefits of Natural Gas Semi Truck Engines As cars and trucks are constantly evolving and changing, companies must continually evaluate what the best choices are on the market, both for their own best interests and for the interests of the future of the planet. One promising new development is compressed natural gas. This new technology [...]

2017-12-01T20:20:51+00:00 September 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Environmental and Economic Benefits of Scrap Metal Recycling

Environmental and Economic Benefits of Scrap Metal Recycling Any time a single material is produced in massive amounts, it has the potential to become an environmental and economic drain. And scrap metal is something we produce a lot of in the United States. How much? About 150 million metric tons every year, with about 85 [...]

2017-12-01T20:21:40+00:00 August 1st, 2017|0 Comments

The Top 4 Most Important Waste Items to Recycle

The Top 4 Most Important Waste Items to Recycle We all know that recycling is important. But, there are a few items that are a bit more important to recycle than others. So, make the extra effort and be sure that you are recycling these items: 1. Aluminum Cans Aluminum cans are easy to recycle [...]

2017-12-01T22:57:42+00:00 July 25th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

2017-12-04T18:34:49+00:00 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 [...]

2017-12-01T20:20:12+00:00 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. [...]

2017-12-01T19:30:31+00:00 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, [...]

2017-12-01T19:24:30+00:00 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 [...]

2017-12-01T19:20:17+00:00 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 [...]

2017-09-13T22:08:37+00:00 March 30th, 2017|0 Comments