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CNY Green Cycle

Recycling

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Return these plastic films to grocery stores near you!

Did you know:

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  • The average person throws away nearly one pound of food a day https://www.cbsnews.com/news/americans-waste-nearly-a-pound-of-food-each-per-day-study-finds/
  • * Food waste in landfills creates methane, a Greenhouse Gas (GHG) 28 times more potent than carbon dioxide. 
  • We partner with
    • A local composting facility to turn your food scraps into healthy soil. 
    • We are partnering with the OHSWA to broaden the impact of this energy-producing capacity in our community, while reducing unnecessary growth of local landfills.
      • The Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority (OHSWA) has ways to capture methane, as featured in Google’s 2017 Environmental Report.*  
      • In 2019, the OHSWA will begin operation of a state-of-the-art system of capturing 100% of methane from food waste and using it to produce energy (Anaerobic Metabolizing).
  • When you use our services you make a direct impact on local environmental sustainability.
  • *https://www.ohswa.org/news/the-authority-featured-in-2017-google-environmental-report/

WKTV Story- OHSWA anaerobic digester ribbon cutting

“The image comes from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (www.ilsr.org), a national nonprofit organization working to strengthen local economies, and redirect waste into local recycling, composting, and reuse industries. It is reprinted here with permission.” 

 

Margaret Mead — 'Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.'