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Nov 14, 2013, 11:46 ET
Most Americans say they are proud to recycle - when they can. In conjunction with America Recycles Day (Friday, Nov. 15), the Environmental Industry Associations commissioned a Harris Interactive survey which discovered that, despite a positive, pent-up energy to recycle held by most Americans, there is a need to expand recycling options in public places. This infographic details the survey findings.  (PRNewsFoto/Environmental Industry Associations)

Environmental Industry Associations Survey Finds Most Americans are Proud to Recycle -- When They Can

Results show Americans recycle at work, but more public options needed to make habit a "no-brainer"  New survey data suggests that...

Oct 29, 2013, 12:30 ET
Nearly 44 percent of Americans will carve a jack-o'-lantern this Halloween, but how will they dispose of the ghoulish gourds? This infographic by the Environmental Industry Associations (EIA) offers a few tricks on how to compost old pumpkins--an environmentally friendly alternative or "treat" that reduces the amount of waste sent to landfills. Already, Americans toss roughly 70 million tons of organic and food waste annually--the largest component of household trash.  (PRNewsFoto/Environmental Industry Associations)

Halloween Pumpkin Composting Tricks Lead to Environmental Treats

Composting jack-o'-lanterns discarded by millions of Americans would reduce landfill waste While pondering "Trick or treat?" this Halloween,...

Nov 20, 2012, 10:58 ET

Composting on the Menu for the Perfect Sustainable Thanksgiving

Solid Waste and Recycling Industry Thankful Composting, Curbside Food-Waste Recycling on the Rise  As American families celebrate...