When we first started our recycling program with Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) in 2016, we had a 6.78% trash diversion rate (recycling stream) with 1,193.41 tons of trash going to landfills.
For 2020 YTD we have a 39.58% trash diversion rate with 432.12 tons of trash going to landfills, a reduction of 63%. We have also dramatically improved our reuse/repurpose efforts of furniture, etc. so that stays out of the trash stream. Here is a video from LRS that we thought we'd share! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDhj1920TlI&feature=emb_err_woyt
Discover LRS' state-of-the-art single-stream recycling facility and how we make a difference to send as little as possible to landfills. From paper, to plast...