The Recycling Committee are always looking for new ways to expand recycling within East Amwell!
Introducing our first TerraCyle Zero Waste Box!
This box is for the disposal of all plastic or metal bottle caps! These small caps can cause issues with conveyor belts at the recycling plants and are generally trashed if they fall through the machinery.
By depositing in the Zero Waste Box we can ensure ALL caps are recycled responsibly by TerraCycle!
The collected waste is mechanically and/or manually separated into metals and plastics. Metals are smelted so they may be recycled. The plastics undergo extrusion and pelletization to be molded into new recycled plastic products.
We are looking at obtaining more Zero Waste Boxes for other hard to recycle products! Under consideration are: