Earth Week 2010 celebrates forty years of a concern for the environment that was launched by leaders of grass roots organizations and businessmen.
Recycling is a vital component of the philosophy behind the importance of bringing environmental issues before the global community.
Recycling used to mean that you could drop off your glass, tin cans and newspapers at the county dump.
Waste management services now offer many recycling alternatives that include the recycling of cardboard, plastics, metals, food waste, hazardous waste and more.
On site services now make it easier for businesses to play their part in recycling.
Public awareness and eco-friendly practices have come a long way in forty years.