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Focus on Recycling

Recycling is just about saving landfill space, right?  Wrong!  Recycling creates jobs and strengthens local economies; reduces greenhouse gasses; conserves natural resources and saves landfill space, and is easy to do at home or at work.  With the steady growth of manufacturing in the Southeast, the need for recycled materials has grown steadily as well.  Your old cans, bottles, and paper products are in high demand and EPA is encouraging local communities to increase their recycling collection totals through the Resource Conservation Challenge (RCC).  For the latest news on the RCC, visit the RCC News Room.   There you’ll see more proof that recycling plays a serious role in the country’s economic infrastructure -- that means only good things for you and the 1.1 million people employed by recycling! 

 This Web site provides general information on recycling, including:


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