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Solid Waste Reduction & Recycling Resources

Earth 911

Earth 911 delivers local information on recycling and product stewardship that empowers consumers to act locally, live responsibly and contribute to sustainability. The site leads users to recycling resources in their own communities. The site has recycling related news stories, tips and resources for students.

Ecology Action Center

The Ecology Action Center provides environmental education and resources to the Bloomington-Normal community.

Grassroots Recycling Network

The Grassroots Recycling Network advocates going beyond recycling towards the goal of zero waste. Zero waste means not only 100% recovery of society's discards, but also a redesign of the products and packaging of our lives such that everything produced for our consumer economy is non-toxic and designed to be recovered for re-use, recycling or composting. The site has a College Zero Waste section aimed at moving towards zero waste on college campuses.

Municipal Solid Waste (EPA)

Across the country, many communities, businesses, and individuals have found creative ways to reduce and better manage Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) - more commonly known as trash or garbage - through a coordinated mix of practices that includes source reduction, recycling (including composting) and disposal. This site contains information and statistics on all aspects of dealing with Municipal Solid Waste.

Sustainable Green Printing Partnership

The mission of the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership is to encourage and promote participation in the worldwide movement to reduce environmental impact and increase social responsibility of the print and graphic communications industry through sustainable green printing practices.