Collective Recyclers

We provide intelligent recycling services.
reduce > reuse > recycle. rethink.

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What We Do

Intelligent recycling services

Recycling is smart. It conserves natural resources, increases productivity, creates jobs, and saves us all money in the long run. It is one important part of making a sustainable society.

It's a great idea, but we've only begun to scratch the surface of its potential. Most reusable and recycleable material ends up in the waste stream rather than the reuse and recycling stream.

Collective Recyclers wants to rethink recycling. We know that there is a huge demand for post-consumer goods and materials, and a strong willingness among consumers to supply that demand. What's missing is a way of bringing them together.

Collective Recyclers is changing that. We partner with businesses, community groups, non-profits, government organizations, and citizens to save goods from the landfill, and we leverage our knowledge of regional, national, and international markets to get them where they are needed. While we specialize in textile reuse and recycling, we provide a comprehensive recycling service.

With savvy and commitment, we are making recycling work.

Collection services

We help businesses, organizations, and communities dispose of recyclable and reusable materials in a responsible manner while considerably reducing their disposal costs. On average, the groups we serve experience a reduction by half in waste management costs. Everything we collect is sorted first for reuse, then for recycling; less than 5% of what we collect goes to the landfill. Our service is completely free of charge to your organization. We provide all necessary storage containers, bins, and the like, and we collect from them on a frequent basis, tailored to suit your needs.

We collect a wide variety of goods and materials. Generally anything that might be donated to and resold by a secondhand store is accepted. We do not currently accept furniture, but we do now accept electronics at our Laurel warehouse and at several other locations (E-waste page). We intend to be the first comprehensive recycling service in our region, so as we continue to grow, we will begin accepting even more types of recyclables. Please read our current list of items we accept.

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Sales

We can provide a consistent supply of credential and institutional textiles. We insist on shipping high-quality goods. We can be flexible with the mix we send you, based on your needs.

If you are interested in finding out more about what we can supply, please contact us.

Areas we serve

We're currently operating hubs in Billings, Helena, Bozeman/Livingston, and elsewhere. Check back soon for a comprehensive list, including fully interactive map.

Why It Matters

reduce > reuse > recycle. rethink.

‘Reduce, reuse, recycle’ is the accepted waste management hierarchy, describing an approach that reaps the maximum benefit from material resources while generating the minimum amount of waste. To this we would add another ‘R’: rethink.

There has been a welcome upsurge in attention given to recycling in recent years. Unfortunately there hasn't been as great an emphasis on reuse. Reuse is less energy-intensive and generates less waste than recycling goods into materials. Collecting for reuse helps those in developing countries supply themselves with the necessities of living. And collection for reuse produces more jobs than any other form of waste management.

Collective Recyclers is all about applying practical intelligence to the problems of waste, especially when there is a poorly met need in much of the world for what is being discarded, and the waste directly and indirectly harms our shared environment. We focus strongly on diverting goods from the waste stream for reuse, only resorting to recycling materials when reuse is impossible. And our reuse/recycling model involves extending collection services deeply into less-populated areas which have previously been neglected.

Please read our White Paper, Textile Reuse and Recycling As an Environmentally and Socially Responsible Practicepdf icon, for an in-depth analysis of how textile recycling benefits people and their environment. If you're interested in recycling in general, you can keep abreast of the latest recycling news by browsing our news feeds.

Environmental Benefits

The depositing of waste in landfills has numerous primary and secondary negative effects on the natural environment.

Primary effects

  • Loss of natural habitat: Textiles in the landfill, in common with many other ostensibly bio-degradable items, will decompose very slowly in the extant anaerobic conditions, and considering their large bulk, occupy a significant space in the landfill, contributing to landfill growth.
  • Pollution: To the extent that it does decompose, textile waste is converted into methane gas, which must be burnt, releasing polluting combustion products, or released into the atmosphere, contributing to global warming and climate change.

Secondary effects

  • Replacement: Serviceable clothing that is not reused must be replaced with new clothing. The production of this clothing is energy-intensive, creates its own pollution, puts pressure on virgin resources, & calls for the use of large quantities of dyes and fixing agents which are harmful to the environment.
  • Transportation: The transportation of both the raw materials and finished product constitutes a considerable environmental burden in terms of energy consumption as well as pollution.

For Collective Recyclers, the primary emphasis is on reuse. Over 95% of what we collect is reused, the majority of the remainder recycled. Together, these practices fill a demand that would otherwise require the environmentally harmful process of manufacturing and distributing new products, most from manufacturers operating under lax environmental standards, while also keeping tons of perfectly good material out of the landfill, mitigating both the primary and secondary effects of landfill dumping.

See our white paperpdf icon for references and more detail.

Meeting Needs

The majority of textiles that are reclaimed will ultimately find their way to populations enduring economic hardship, predominantly in developing countries. There is a strong need amongst these peoples—who must subsist in the best of times on an income that is only a small fraction of that enjoyed by citizens of wealthy industrialized nations—for affordable clothing, shoes, and other common items such as books and household items.

Textile reclamation has an undeniably salutary effect on the lives of consumers in developing countries. The clothing and other items made available by the trade in second-hand clothing in those countries is more affordable than either domestic or imported new clothing. A number of studies have demonstrated that all socio-economic groups are aided on the consumption side by the second-hand clothing trade, but especially the rural poor. All data suggest that textile reclamation improves the quality of life in developing countries, especially for the poorest amongst them. In this way it operates similarly to thrift and second-hand stores in wealthy nations.

See our white paperpdf icon for references and more detail.

Jobs All Round

Textile reuse and recycling operations bring jobs all along the line, from the point of collection all the way to points of sale in local enonomies the world over.

In general, reuse industries sustain a great many more jobs within the United States than the ‘traditional’ waste-disposal industry per volume. For instance, while a landfill and incineration facility will sustain one job per 10,000 tons of waste per year, and a conventional materials recovery facility will need ten workers for the same volume of waste, textile reclamation will put eighty-five people to work. Textile reclamation ranks third behind only computer reuse and plastic product recycling in job creation within the recycling industry itself.

There exists a broad field of opportunity created by second-hand imports in developing countries both for entrepreneurs and labor. In Ghana alone, for instance, 150,000 people work in the second-hand clothing sector. These tend to be better-paying jobs. For example, in Rwanda ‘budgets obtained from both tailors and used clothing retailers indicate that self-employment earnings in used clothing retailing exceed those in tailoring by 10 to 50 percent’. Again, ‘all the data suggest that operators’ net incomes tend to be significantly above the average in urban Zimbabwe’.

See our white paperpdf icon for references and more detail.

Recycling News Feeds

Young Americans Less Likely to Recycle – ISRI Poll

Younger Americans are less likely to recycle and be green than older age groups, according to a new survey.

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Posted on 26 November 2014 | 3:00 am

Recycling on Central Coast on track to meet statewide 2020 goal - KSBY San Luis Obispo News


Recycling on Central Coast on track to meet statewide 2020 goal
KSBY San Luis Obispo News
Just two years ago, the California state legislature set a lofty goal to make a huge increase in how much people and communities recycle and reduce solid waste. From what KSBY found out today, it looks like local counties are close to reaching that 75 ...

Posted to recycling - Google News

Posted on 25 November 2014 | 7:17 pm

DPW chief, statistics cite city's recycling strengths - Gloucester Daily Times


DPW chief, statistics cite city's recycling strengths
Gloucester Daily Times
The data set in the Globe article pegs Gloucester with 6,521 tons of trash, and only 274 tons of recycling — leaving the city with a supposed .02 percent recycling tonnage per household, attributing the data to the Mass. Executive Office of Energy and ...

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Posted on 25 November 2014 | 6:47 pm

St. Pete OKs contracts for curbside recycling - TBO.com


TBO.com

St. Pete OKs contracts for curbside recycling
TBO.com
After years of lobbying and cajoling, and even a city council political campaign, a coalition of recycling advocates has prevailed in its quest to persuade St. Petersburg officials to institute a curbside recycling program for about 80,000 single ...
Editorial: Real recycling finally comes to St. PetersburgTampabay.com (blog)
St. Pete approves recycling contractsWTSP 10 News
Universal curbside recycling clears final hurdle in St. PeteSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Moose Jaw Times-Herald
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Posted on 25 November 2014 | 6:40 pm

Pima County hosting after Thanksgiving grease collection, recycling event - KGUN 9


KGUN 9

Pima County hosting after Thanksgiving grease collection, recycling event
KGUN 9
PIMA COUNTY, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - The Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department (PCRWRD), in conjunction with its community partners is hosting the 10th Annual Day After Thanksgiving Grease Collection and Recycling Event on ...
Don't pour that turkey grease down the drain - recycle itTucson News Now

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Posted on 25 November 2014 | 12:42 pm

Rolly: Utah recycling advocate gets her wish - finally - Salt Lake Tribune


Rolly: Utah recycling advocate gets her wish - finally
Salt Lake Tribune
The Salt Lake City family law attorney is environmentally conscientious and a staunch recycling advocate. So, two years ago, she called and emailed Einstein Bros Bagels to request a recycling bin for the restaurant at 3923 S. Wasatch Blvd. that she has ...

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Posted on 25 November 2014 | 11:41 am

Cape Elizabeth man hit, killed at recycling center - WCSH-TV


WMTW Portland

Cape Elizabeth man hit, killed at recycling center
WCSH-TV
CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The retired head of public works in Cape Elizabeth was killed in an accident at Cape Elizabeth Recycling Center Monday. According to the city Tax Assessor Matt Sturgis, Herbert Dennison was killed after he was ...
Man knocked into hopper at Cape Elizabeth recycling centerWGME
DA to review accident that killed former Cape Elizabeth Public Works directorThe Forecaster
Cape Elizabeth police investigating SUV in recycling facility accidentKeepMEcurrent.com
WMTW Portland -Daily Journal
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Posted on 25 November 2014 | 10:37 am

Redwood City: Metal recycling facility to pay $2.4 million to settle civil case - San Jose Mercury News


San Jose Mercury News

Redwood City: Metal recycling facility to pay $2.4 million to settle civil case
San Jose Mercury News
Sims Group USA will pay nearly $2.4 million to settle a civil case stemming from an investigation of its Redwood City metal recycling facility by the California Department of Toxic Substances Control. Announced on Monday, the agreement follows a six ...
Sims to Pay Nearly $2.4 Million in Hazardous Waste SettlementEnvironmental Leader

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Posted on 25 November 2014 | 9:23 am

Minneapolis considers statewide mattress recycling - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press


Minneapolis considers statewide mattress recycling
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
The Minneapolis City Council is proposing the creation of a statewide mattress recycling program to ease the burden of the cumbersome and costly items at landfills. Mattresses pose many problems for both trash collectors and taxpayers. They're tough to ...

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Posted on 25 November 2014 | 9:02 am

Thief makes off with Onley SPCA can-recycling trailer - 13newsnow.com


13newsnow.com

Thief makes off with Onley SPCA can-recycling trailer
13newsnow.com
In turn, Crockett has shared several of the tips with the Accomack County Sheriff's Office, which is investigating the theft. The trailer actually belongs to a Salisbury metal-recycling company, Salisbury Scrap Metal, Inc. The SPCA is the only no-kill ...

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Posted on 25 November 2014 | 3:58 am

10 Things You Need to Know for the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (November 25, 2014)

The combined trash bill for city departments would increase by 11 percent over the first four years of a $44 million contract proposed between San Francisco and Recology. The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has announced that the state’s paint recycling program has collected more than 240,000 gallons of leftover paint from its residents. The La Paz County Board of Supervisors has terminated its agreement with Greenfield Logistics LLC for the transportation of incinerator ash to the La Paz County Landfill. These are among the 10 things you need to know today from around the waste and recycling industry.
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Posted on 25 November 2014 | 3:40 am

California New Bag Ban Law Opponents, Proponents Taking Action

California’s new bag ban law is set to begin taking effect next July, but opponents of the legislation are trying to get it repealed, and proponents have formed a coalition to protect the law.

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Posted on 25 November 2014 | 3:00 am

St. Petersburg Council approves recycling contracts - Tampabay.com


Tampabay.com

St. Petersburg Council approves recycling contracts
Tampabay.com
During the next several months, the city will spend $4.1 million on new 95-gallon bins and a little more than $2 million on new trucks for the residential recycling pickup program, which will be rolled out next summer and cost residents $2.95 a month.

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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 7:55 pm

Punishing Success

Source reduction is the Rodney Dangerfield of waste management. Even though it is at the top of everyone’s waste management hierarchy, it gets no respect.

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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 5:34 pm

10 Things You Need to Know for the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (November 24, 2014)

People driven from their homes in a rural section of Santa Paula, Calif., last week after a truck at a waste treatment plant blew up have finally been allowed to return. A New Hampshire man was killed Friday when the trash truck he has driving rolled over after hitting a tow truck. The acquisition of Crown Disposal by Recology, an employee-owned resource recovery company in the western United States, was revealed Friday. These are among the 10 things you need to know today from around the waste and recycling industry.
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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 3:09 am

Complete Recycling Opens First Eastern Office in Alabama

San Diego-based Complete Recycling has opened its first office in the eastern United States, in Alabama.

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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 3:00 am

10 Things You Need to Know for the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (November 21, 2014)

A state agency is worried a fire burning underground at the Brighton Landfill could spread to a nearby nuclear waste site. AT&T agreed Thursday to pay California authorities nearly $24 million to settle allegations that it improperly disposed of hazardous waste. Gary police say a businessman who admitted setting the trash fire that led to a nine-day blaze at a compost operation has been arrested after an open fire. These are among the 10 things you need to know today from around the waste and recycling industry.
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Posted on 21 November 2014 | 3:26 am

Appalachian Power Starts Appliance Recycling Program

Appalachian Power has started an appliance recycling program that provides incentives to customers for recycling.

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Posted on 21 November 2014 | 3:00 am

Electronic Recyclers International to Add 125 at Two Units

Electronic Recyclers International (ERI) said it plans to hire 125 new employees at two of its locations.

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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 1:40 pm

The Side Effects of Consumerism

In the United States, packaging makes up about 30 percent of all municipal solid waste. Mindful of the environment and their bottom lines, companies are trying to reduce that.

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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 11:00 am

From India, Chemicals for Cleaning Up

An interview with Pramod Chaudhari, the founder of Praj Industries, which speciales in bioethanol, waste-water and biochemical technologies.

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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 11:00 am

Odor Management Is a Must

Recent mandates to further organics diversion will result in greater material volume, which, in turn, will spur the need for new facilities and the expansion of existing ones. Facilities that currently process only yard trimmings and choose to expand to include food residuals will require additional regulatory approvals.

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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 10:47 am

The Latest Movements in Post-Consumer Natural HDPE & Corrugated Containers Pricing

Since early 2014, the national average price of post-consumer natural high-density polyethylene (HDPE) has risen steadily. Meanwhile, the national average prices for post-consumer Corrugated (PS-11) continue on their gradual monthly downward price trend.

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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 10:25 am

10 Things You Need to Know for the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (November 20, 2014)

A mysterious chemical mixture burst into flames at a Ventura County waste facility on Tuesday, sending dozens to hospitals for decontamination and emptying homes and businesses for a mile around the plant. A worker at a New Bedford, Massachusetts, trash hauling and recycling company has been killed on the job. There is renewed concern about a potential for increased odors from the Bridgeton Landfill with the weather turning colder. These are among the 10 things you need to know today from around the waste and recycling industry.
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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 3:23 am

Florida’s Miami-Dade County Adds 29 Hybrid Waste Trucks

Miami-Dade County is adding 29 hybrid waste trucks to its fleet.

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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 3:00 am

The Circular Economy of Recycled Paper

By cutting down on waste, and using recycled and alternative fibers, a Dutch mill has put a new face on an industry often linked to deforestation.

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Posted on 19 November 2014 | 11:00 am

Mack Trucks Settles with EPA for Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations

Mack Trucks Inc. has settled with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and agreed to pay a $54,800 fine for alleged hazardous waste violations.

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Posted on 19 November 2014 | 7:10 am

10 Things You Need to Know for the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (November 19, 2014)

N.C. regulators have agreed for the third consecutive year to delay enforcement of state law that requires utilities to generate a small fraction of the power they sell from swine waste. Louisville has reduced the number of drop-off points for recycling batteries, resulting in lower rates. The city of Charlotte will make a recommendation by May about whether to adopt a ‘pay as you throw’ system. These are among the 10 things you need to know today from around the waste and recycling industry.
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Posted on 19 November 2014 | 4:03 am

Wastequip Named Best Place to Work

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Wastequip Ditches Doors, Embraces Collaborative Open-Office Environment
For Second Year, Manufacturer’s Charlotte Headquarters Named a “Best Place to Work”
 

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Posted on 19 November 2014 | 3:44 am

TerraCycle, Staples Partner on Zero Waste Recycling Boxes

TerraCycle and Staples Canada Inc. are partnering to offer Canadians a zero waste recycling option for household and office waste.

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Posted on 19 November 2014 | 3:00 am

Sand Land Seeks Expansion of Solid Waste, Mining Operation

Sand Land Corp. is seeking to expand its solid waste management facility and mining operation on Long Island, N.Y.

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Posted on 18 November 2014 | 10:06 am

Global Green Partners with California City for Food Recycling Pilot Program

Environmental Group Global Green USA is partnering with the city of Albany, Calif., to launch a pilot food waste recycling program.

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Posted on 18 November 2014 | 3:00 am

10 Things You Need to Know for the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (November 18, 2014)

The state of North Dakota has named a new publicly-owned landfill after President Barack Obama. The West Virginia DEP has teamed up with West Virginia University to test 15 sites for levels of radioactivity in drilling waste. Those are among the 10 things you need to know today from around the waste and recycling industry.
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Posted on 17 November 2014 | 2:37 pm

Call2Recycle Canada Hits Battery Recycling Milestone

A Canadian battery recycling organization has collected and recycled more than 2 million kilograms (4.4 million pounds) of batteries in the country.

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Posted on 17 November 2014 | 10:28 am

Texas Settles Waste Management Waste Pit Site Lawsuit

Waste Management Inc. said a lawsuit that had involved the company and a Harris County, Texas, Superfund waste pit site located on the San Jacinto River has been resolved with a $29.2 million settlement.

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Posted on 17 November 2014 | 3:00 am

10 Things You Need to Know for the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (November 17, 2014)

An official with the union that represents workers at Maryland's Fort Detrick said he's troubled by the lack of details provided by officials about medical waste from an Ebola-exposed patient that was incinerated at the installation. One of the largest recycling companies in the Southeast, Memphis-based Recycle Solutions Inc., has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. What some have called the worst video game ever made has fetched thousands of dollars for a New Mexico city after copies were exhumed from a landfill. These are among the 10 things you need to know today from around the waste and recycling industry.
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Posted on 16 November 2014 | 9:44 pm

NW&RA Supports Coalition Fighting Federal Water Rule Proposal

The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) has joined more 300 trade associations and chambers from 50 states calling for the withdrawal of a proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to substantially expand federal authority over water and land uses.

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Posted on 14 November 2014 | 10:15 am

Taking Universal Precautions

Compliance with OSHA’s blood-borne pathogens safety standards is vital.
Contact with potentially contaminated bodily fluids during collection of waste is a significant concern among waste and recycling personnel.

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Posted on 14 November 2014 | 10:02 am

Advanced Disposal Posts Smaller Loss, Revenue Hike in Quarter

ADS Waste Holdings Inc., which does business as Advanced Disposal, reported a smaller net loss than a year ago on higher revenue for its third quarter.

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Posted on 13 November 2014 | 1:58 pm

The ABCs of School Recycling Programs

Recycling and schools are a natural fit. Schools have large numbers of people generating lots of waste—much which is recyclable.

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Posted on 13 November 2014 | 11:14 am

Advanced Disposal Buys Badger Disposal Assets in Wisconsin

Advanced Disposal has purchased certain assets of Columbus, Wis.-based Badger Disposal Inc. for an undisclosed amount.

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Posted on 13 November 2014 | 10:01 am

Waste Management Opens Illinois Unit Converting Landfill Gas to Natural Gas

Waste Management Inc. has opened an expanded landfill gas-to-energy (LFGTE) facility in Fairmont City, Ill., to convert it to natural gas.

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Posted on 13 November 2014 | 3:00 am

10 Things You Need to Know for the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (November 13, 2014)

A Los Angeles County official was expected Wednesday to call for legal action against a battery recycling plant in Vernon. Companies entrusted with cleaning up Kerr-McGee sites across the country are going to receive the money they need to do so within weeks. The staff of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, the town of Warren, Maine, and Triumvirate Environmental have begun work to prepare for the removal and shipment of 27,000 tons of carpet-like fiber to a recycling facility in Pennsylvania. These are among the 10 things you need to know today from around the waste and recycling industry.
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Posted on 13 November 2014 | 2:51 am

Nothing Goes to Waste

An exhibition dedicated to contemporary Latin American design, craft and art opens in New York.

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Posted on 29 October 2014 | 10:00 pm

Dividing and Conquering the Trash

Rubicon Global, a waste consultant, finds a lucrative niche in helping its business clients cut their hauling costs, and to recycle whatever they can.

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Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:00 pm

As Moscow’s Landfills Near Limits, Recyclers Do Whatever It Takes

A small but growing movement is working to make it easier to recycle household waste, and advocates say Moscow’s brimming landfills could use the relief.

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Posted on 18 September 2014 | 10:00 pm

No Canvas, No Leather: A Reboot for the Sneaker

Unconventional footwear materials, like Tyvek, are offering a new take on the minimalist shoe trend.

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Posted on 30 August 2014 | 10:00 pm

Safer Garbage Collection

The National Waste & Recycling Association appeals for efforts toward safer garbage collection.

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Posted on 28 August 2014 | 10:00 pm

Illinois: 2 Die in Explosion at Recycling Plant

Two people were killed Monday and one was injured when a mortar round exploded at a Granite City recycling plant, the police said.

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Posted on 25 August 2014 | 10:00 pm

A Waste Solution May Lean Again on a Low-Income Area

Many of Houston’s waste facilities are in predominantly minority neighborhoods, and critics of a city proposal for sorting waste say it could land on a familiar spot.

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Posted on 23 August 2014 | 10:00 pm

Who We Are

Collective Recyclers was founded in 2010 with the vision of creating the first comprehensive recycling hub network in Montana with productive spokes in four states (Montana, Wyoming, North and South Dakota), working with communities in order to reduce the environmental and economic costs to everybody of filling landfills with ‘trash’ that has value, and to create a positive synergy within those communities.

Meet the people who make it work below.

Erik Little

Erik Little

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  • Owner/Founder
Josue Espinosa

Josue Erasmo Espinosa Capellan

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  • South American Sales & Communications
Dale Dove

Dale Dove

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  • Billings Hub Maintenance Man & Driver
LeeAnne Fusco

LeeAnne Fusco

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  • Billings Hub Warehouse Supervisor
Yvonne Proeller

Yvonne Proeller

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  • Textile & Shoe Sorter
Pablo Ramirez

Pablo Ramirez

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  • Billings Hub Warehouse Worker & Sorter

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Collective Recyclers
1315 Allendale Road
Laurel, MT 59044
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Tel: 1-406-628-5855
Fax: 1-406-206-0200

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