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 residential needs, including onsite crushing and dumpster services. But some of you may be confused by our recycling of clean [...]

By |April 13th, 2017|Waste Management|0 Comments

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 manage their waste and prolong the use of what is already available. Jefferson Recycling is a part of this practice’s [...]

By |April 13th, 2017|Stats and Facts|0 Comments

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 more. Jefferson Recycling will discuss how people can get more from their building materials by reusing and repurposing them beyond [...]

By |March 8th, 2017|Waste Management|0 Comments

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 how recycling works, beyond placing certain materials into a blue or green bin. In this article, Jefferson Recycling will explore [...]

By |March 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 to lower its footprint on the environment since the movement gained steam in the 1970s. Here are some impressive facts [...]

By |January 27th, 2017|Stats and Facts|0 Comments

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 continue to push the boundaries of how we perceive trash, arguing that there is indeed life after death. Learn more [...]

By |January 26th, 2017|Waste Management|0 Comments

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 you may not know. Recycling: What You Need to Know 1. Aluminum Recycling is Important Aluminum is one of the [...]

By |January 13th, 2017|Waste Management|0 Comments

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 property. But how can you responsibly dispose of your waste? Below are six ways you can remove your renovation waste [...]

By |January 13th, 2017|Stats and Facts|0 Comments

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? Changing your recycling habits may sound hard, but it’s easy if you keep your resolution simple. By simply focusing on [...]

By |January 13th, 2017|Waste Management|0 Comments

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 stays green and healthy is to educate our youth on the subject. Encouraging and promoting proper recycling tips to the [...]

By |December 6th, 2016|Waste Management|0 Comments