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‘Garbology’ exhibit turns trash into treasure

Overture exhibit celebrates sustainability, supports upcoming play

City of Madison

City of Madison’s Streets Division allows electronics recycling free of charge

Televisions, computers, laptops, monitors may be recycled at no cost at Streets Divisions drop-off sites

Science News

The recylopedia: UW researchers dive into plastic recycling

Researchers publish extensive paper detailing practices in the plastic recycling industry

Science News

UW research labs struggle to sustainably manage waste

UW labs using plastics have limited sustainable disposal methods

Science News

Debunked: paper, plastic or neither?

Both have their environmental impacts, says UW expert, cautioning that debate may be overblown


WI must end preemptive laws regarding plastics to preserve environment

Preemptive ban on plastic bans hurts environment, we must act to protect our eco-system

City of Madison

Madison no longer accepting plastic grocery bags in bundles in recycling bins

Thin plastic can cause problems in sorting equipment, not a strong resell market, Madison Recycling Coordinator says

City of Madison

City of Madison sees increase in recycling, as well as contaminated recycling

Unrecyclable materials mixing with recyclable materials causes contaminated recycling to be sent to waste

City of Madison

As Chinese import fewer recyclables, Madison’s profits go down

'The recycling system still functions, the money’s just not there like it once was,' recycling coordinator says


UW hopes to improve recycling practices through new campaign in College Library

Campaign targets plastic straws, cutlery, paper coffee cups

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