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Zero Waste Goshen: Local Recycling Facts by Daniel Zelaya, Recycling Works Waste Collection
October 28, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
48% of household trash is recyclable. The recycling industry in Northern Indiana is a robust business where the material you recycle is reused in the Midwest and becomes a local driver for economic success. Get facts on what you can and cannot recycle along with where your recycling goes. Learn about the amazing world of recycling with Recycling Works. Register for this virtual event at the link: https://bit.ly/ZeroWasteGoshenBorden.
The Zero Waste Goshen webinar series is a partnership between the City of Goshen’s Department of Environmental Resilience and the Goshen Public Library.
The average Goshen household is expected to throw 2,500 pounds of trash into the landfill in 2021. That is 50% more than the national average per household. The cost of hauling and disposing of household trash is expected to top $1,500,000 in 2021.
Join us in the journey to reduce our household waste. Follow the workshops and reduce your trash by 50% or even more! Register for the Zero Waste Challenge at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZeroWasteGoshen.
This program is funded through the Indiana Community Recycling Grant Program as a part of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management