So this is one reason why we need new bins.

American recycling is stalling, and the big blue bin is one reason why.

The Washington Post got a piece of the larger waste issue here. A lack of consciousness for the recycling process inevitably degrades the value of recycled material and makes it more difficult to recover recyclable resources. Worth the read--

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/dc-politics/american-recycling-is-stalling-and-the-big-blue-bin-is-one-reason-why/2015/06/20/914735e4-1610-11e5-9ddc-e3353542100c_story.html

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Davis Saltonstall

Davis is the Director and Co-Founder of Return Recycling. He is a senior at NYU double majoring in Environmental Studies and Economics. Over the past 3 years he’s served in various positions with EarthMatters, the school’s largest environmental organization, worked as a Recycling Coordinator, and interned underneath the North East Clean Energy Council’s accelerator for cleantech startups. He was a 2014 Spark Clean Energy Fellow and a 2015 Udall Scholar.