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Presentation on Food Waste Recycling at Royal Oak Library Oct. 7

September 15th 2018

Presentation on Food Waste Recycling at Royal Oak Library Oct. 7 Join other like-minded individuals interested in the environment at the Royal Oak Public Library on select Sundays in September and October. Sept. 16 Pollinator Habitats: What Can You Do | 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Sept. 23: Water Infrastructure 101 | 2 p.m. – […]

Middle Schoolers Design Waste Management Ideas for Future City Competition

January 7th 2016

Middle Schoolers Design Waste Management Ideas for Future City Competition (Future City, Jan. 7, 2016) Novi, MI – Over the years, cities and towns have managed their ever-expanding piles of trash in a variety of ways, including dumping it into landfills, burning it in incinerators, or shipping it away in trucks and barges. Such waste […]

Recycling 101: How to Save the City Money & Help the Planet Too

November 12th 2011

Because raw materials have scarcity, there is value to items that are recyclable. Manufacturers need plastic, metal, glass and paper, so SOCRRA is able to collect these items and sell them. Currently for every ton of recyclables collected, cities in the program get $37.50. If more people recycled, it could earn the City up to $50,000, according to SOCRRA estimates.