Use Less, Recycle More: Berkeley Residents Can Now Recycle More Plastics

Use Less, Recycle More: Berkeley Residents Can Now Recycle More Plastics

Berkeley has moved one step closer to our goal of Zero Waste by 2020! Berkeley residents can now recycle more plastic containers in their blue curbside carts. In addition to plastic bottles, the Ecology Center’s curbside recycling program will now collect clean food storage containers, dairy tubs (like yogurt), plastic cups, and trays.
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Three “Producer Responsibility” California Waste Bills Passed

Three "Producer Responsibility" California Waste Bills Passed

We at the Ecology Center are great believers in “Product Stewardship,” which is also known as “Extended Producer Responsibility” or EPR. EPR is a policy approach that shifts the responsibility for waste management costs from solely being the burden of taxpayers and ratepayers to include manufacturers of products who can compete to reduce recycling costs.… Read more »