The WastePlace Blog
Doing Your Part To Save Our Oceans: So Hot Right Now
Unless you’ve lived under a rock covered in plastic and graffiti for the last few years, you’ve likely seen countless articles and shocking images pertaining to our ocean’s current plastic crisis flood your news feed. Thanks largely in part to social media, becoming more conscious of one’s individual impact on this planet has turned into a viral trend. And, unlike planking or dancing alongside a slow-moving car, this trend actually serves a greater purpose. 
August 28, 2019
Shocking Recycling and Trash Statistics
By now, you’ve likely seen the image of the sea turtle with a plastic straw lodged up its nose. If you haven’t, you either live under a rock or never, ever go on social media. Either way, sometimes all it takes is a reminder of what we’re doing to our precious planet, and to the cohabitants of it, to jolt us back to reality so we can make some changes in our lifestyles. 
August 14, 2019
Simple Ways To Green Your Business
Even in 2019, when one viral post can either make or completely break a business, many offices are still heavily lacking in their efforts to become more eco-friendly. It can seem overwhelming, changing not just the habits of a few but an entire staff. But in reality, it’s not that intense! And your business will benefit in the long run financially, so it’s really a total win/win. 
August 5, 2019
What Is A Materials Recovery Facility (MRF)
Knowing how our waste is managed and recyclables processed is an important aspect of becoming part of the solution. After all, knowledge is power, and knowing how this stuff all works helps to ensure everything goes where it belongs. Before your recyclables can go forth with their lives and become shiny, new objects again, they have to be sorted, and that happens at a materials recovery facility.
July 30, 2019
How Austin Has Paved The Way for Future Waste Trends Nationally
It’s estimated that 63 million tons of food are wasted annually — and that’s just in the US. The restaurant industry contributes heavily to that staggering number, producing a whopping 11.4 million tons of food waste at a...
July 15, 2019

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