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How to Reuse and Recycle Your Amazon Boxes

Friday, December 20, 2019   (1 Comments)
Posted by: Alyce Ryan
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This week, the Verge reported on the massive onslaught of Amazon’s cardboard boxes at recycling facilities everywhere—otherwise known as the “Amazon effect.”

According to Sims Municipal Recycling, one of the country’s largest recycling facilities that accepts much of New York City’s recyclables, corrugated cardboard—the kind that makes up Amazon boxes—now represents nearly half of the local curbside recycling stream, as compared to just 15 percent in 2004.

 

 

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Kris Eggleston says...
Posted Friday, December 20, 2019
Totally awesome! Corrugated is from a renewable resource and in some cases can be a reusable commodity. Just think if that was all plastic with the already burgeoning problems that commodity is producing.