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CBS News Sunday presents a special report on the impact of plastic piling up in our environment and the effects on recycling from China's National Sword.

Author David Pogue poses, "So, what happens now to the plastic we used to ship to China? Nothing. It's just piling up."

"We still have large volumes of the types...


Jade McDowell of the East Oregonian reports that the BottleDrop Give program has really benefited charities in Eastern Oregon. 

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From Resource Recycling, Colin Staub Projects advancing plastics and scrap electronics recovery will receive funding through a federal initiative to save energy and support U.S. manufacturing....

Pierce Fittings in Eugene, Oregon is looking for someone who can recycle or reuse a steady stream of clean, vulcanized rubber.

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The waste rubber we generate is primarily SBR and EDPM rubber.  The waste is vulcanized rubber (heated).  We generate approximately 7000 – 8000 lbs of waste...


Introducing our Coastal and Waterway Community Recycling Grant!

Looking for money to put carts on the ground? Live near a major body of water? You’re in luck: our latest grant was created just for you!
We’ve teamed up with The Coca-Cola Foundation to help out communities that have an extra hurdle: fighting...