Did you know trash and recycling volumes increase by as much as 25 percent during the holiday season? Santa brings new toys and the old ones are tossed (along with grandma’s fruitcakes). Masses of wrapping paper and packaging materials are piled in mini mountains at the curb.
On top of what we generate at home, stores, restaurants and other businesses contribute even more. Learn about sustainability solutions for businesses.
But fear not; there are easy ways to improve your holiday trash and recycling habits. Check out the presentation below with 10 tips for reducing waste and recycling right during the holidays.
Don’t forget to check Rumpke’s holiday collection schedule for your community.
Written by Rumpke's Corporate Communications Team.