What is Clean Concrete?

If you’ve explored the website of Jefferson Recycling, by now you are aware that we are a Class B recycling facility located in northern New Jersey. We offer custom recycling options for both commercial and [...]

Exploring the History of Recycling – A Brief Timeline

The core concepts of waste management – reduce, reuse, recycle – may seem recent to many, but recycling’s history is long and vast. At times when resources were scarce, people have found creative ways to [...]

How to Reuse Stone and Brick

How to Make the Most of Your Building Materials The old adage states, “what goes up, must come down.” This may be true, but there’s no reason that stone and brick can’t go up once [...]

What are the Different Types of Recycling Facilities?

Understanding How Recycling Works   Since its increase in popularity in the 1970s, the waste management concepts of reduce, reuse, and recycle have become commonplace in the average American’s verbiage. What still deceives many is [...]

35 Amazing Stats About Recycling

Learn More about Recycling in New Jersey and the United States Everyone today has learned about recycling in school. As part of the waste hierarchy: reduce, reuse, recycle, the United States has been working [...]

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5 Artists Who Turn Trash into Masterpieces

Today’s Artists That Have Turned Recycling Into an Art As art has continued to evolve and be contemplated, artists around the world have expanded what can be construed as an artistic medium. Today, artists [...]

5 Recycling Facts You May Not Know

You may know the basics of recycling – it protects our environment, conserves natural resources, saves energy and helps us reduce the amount of waste going into landfills. But here are five facts about recycling [...]

6 Ways to Dispose of Renovation Waste

If you’re remodeling or fixing up your home, there can be a lot of unwanted renovation waste. Before you know it, you have a backyard filled of old materials that’s taking up most of your [...]

Recycling Habits to Change in 2017

Recycling Resolutions for the New Year Each year, we make resolutions to lose weight, save money and get more organized. However, what if we decided to put ourselves aside and help the planet this year? [...]

5 Ways to Teach Your Kids About Recycling

Image via Pixabay Teach Your Children How to Dispose of Their Waste Recycling plays a huge role in our society, as it determines the future of our planet. The best way to ensure that Earth [...]

How to Use Recycled Items to Decorate Your Home

Image via Pixabay Buying home furnishings and decorations can be expensive, but with some old items around the house and a little innovation, you can make one-of-a-kind decorations that are cheap and unique. The best [...]

How to Reduce Your Holiday Waste

  Image via Flickr The holiday season is all about coming together with family and friends to share food, laughs, and unforgettable moments, but we shouldn’t be filling landfills as we fill our stomachs! According [...]

Working Hard and Going Green: 5 Ways to Recycle at Work

Recycling is one of the easiest (and best) ways to help the environment. Cutting into the more than 63 thousand truckloads of garbage Americans produce per day is simple to do at home, but it [...]

4 Tips to Recycle Better

Since childhood, we have heard the phrase “recycle” over and over again. We all know recycling is important, however, recycling more isn’t always as effective as recycling better. Here are some tips for becoming a [...]

How to Recycle E-Waste

Electronic Waste, or E-waste, is not something that can simply be tossed into the regular weekly garbage or into a dumpster. You need to make sure that you dispose of it properly, so that it [...]

6 Ways to Reduce Your Waste

The United States throws out roughly 63,000 truck loads of garbage per day. According to Recycling.com, here is the approximate amount of time the following items take to decompose when not recycled: Glass Bottles: 1 [...]

Trash in the Tri-State: Where does it go?

Since all we have to do is put the garbage out on the curb on the right day of the week, it can be easy to forget where all that garbage might be going. There [...]