Recycling

Recycling

Separate the recyclables at your cleanup  Information on which types of roadside litter are acceptable for recycling. Also includes information on the benefits of minimizing the amount of trash which has to be sent outside the county to a landfill.

A Bag’s Life

Wondering what to do with all those plastic bags that accumulate in your home? Check out www.ABagsLife.com for information on how to reduce, reuse and recycle plastic bags.

 

 

The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle – A Story about Recycling”  By Alison Inches
(Little Green Books)

Peek into this plastic bottle’s diary as he writed all about his wild journey from the refinery, to the manufacturing line, to the store shelf, to a little boy’s home, to the garbage, to the recycling plant, and finally…into a space suit! Buy on Amazon

 

Rockland County Solid Waste Management Authority (RCSWMA)

A Guide to Recycling in Rockland County Details on what you can and cannot recycle here in Rockland County

2012 Household Hazardous Waste Information Details on hours of operation and items accepted at Pomona hazardous waste drop off facility

Teplitz Metal Processing – For processing and recycling scrap metal (copper, stainless, aluminum, batteries) and automobiles (over 6,000 in 2014 alone!).

Herb Reisman Environmental Education Center Information on tours available for students grades 2-12 to Rockland County Solid Waste Mangement Authority

RCSWMA School Assistance Flyer Information on ways Rockland County Solid Waste Management Authority can help schools develop a sustainable recycling program

Recycle City Games and activities for children which explain the basics about recycling

 

How does a Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) work?

Watch this video to see how a materials recovery facility works. This video shows a single stream facility. Our local MRF at Hillburn is a dual stream facility.

 

 

Cleartainers for Loan

KRB has nine cleartainers available for loan to event organizers who would like to provide receptacles for recycling bottles and cans. Just e-mail info@keeprocklandbeautiful.org or call our office (845) 708-9164 to let us know when you would like to pick them up.

 

 

 

 


Go Green at Home! For Kids & Adults Go Green at Home!  For Kids & Adults  Going green is not just some kind of catch phrase that people around the world are using: It is a real way to save the planet’s environment and save your family money as well. Most people do not realize how financially beneficial it can be to learn how to recycle or conserve energy.