Plastic’s Place in the Waste Stream

A common misconception is that plastics are the number one component of landfills and the fastest growing segment. That’s not true. Because modern packaging cannot be eliminated from the shipment and storage of most products, environmental awareness ultimately...

Garbology: 5 Myths About Our Landfills

He was called the “Indiana Jones of Solid Waste” and was an archaeologist who used his tools in a most unusual way. Since the inception of the Garbage Project in 1973, William Rathje gained important insights into our collective...