CRI Industrial Recycling Blog

E-Waste Recycling has Never Been More Important than Now

In the world today, one of the biggest challenges we face is solving the ever-increasing problem of human-made waste. Each year, Americans throw away over 250 million tons of trash and only recycle, roughly, one-third of it. When looking at […]

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3 Great Benefits of Recycling Aluminum

When it comes to the most abundant metal found naturally on Earth, there is only one clear answer: aluminum. Putting that into perspective, the amount of aluminum makes up about 8% of the Earth’s land mass, which makes it extremely […]

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13 Things You Can’t Recycle

While taking care of the planet has always been important, as of the last 10 or so years the environment and our impact on it has been in the mainstream. Climate change, pollution, carbon footprint, greenhouse gases and many others […]

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What is Commercial Waste?

What is Commercial Waste? In the waste and recycling industry, there are two commonly referred to types of waste: domestic and commercial. We as Americans are, unfortunately, experts at creating all types of waste and that can be blamed on a variety […]

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5 Most Important Materials to Recycle

With limited natural resources and an abundant consumer demand for products, it makes sense to recycle what we have already been given. Why? It’s cost efficient, it helps us steward the environment, and it’s relatively simple to do. A Fresh […]

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10 Reasons Why You Should Buy Recycled Products

If you want to increase your role as an environmental conscience contributor to the earth’s well-being, there’s more you can do than just recycle. Of course, recycling is important. But if you actually purchase recycled products, things will come around […]

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What are the Most Recycled Products in the US?

Americans are definitely more conscious of the environment, and consequently recycling, than we have ever been before. Even so, the average American household manages to throw away approximately 3 pounds of trash every single day. Sadly, more than half of […]

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Benefits of Recycling for Small Business Owners

When companies consider recycling, the first thing that comes to mind is the potential cost involved. Going “green” and making a conscious effort to establish a recycling program does require planning. You will have to acquire the proper equipment, as […]

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Common Recycling Mistakes People Make Every Day

Thanks to the ingenuity of mankind, countless varieties of materials are created every day to manufacture everything from food containers to electronics, and everything in between. While the influx of new materials does result in products that make our lives […]

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Countries That Recycle the Most Waste

Countries That Recycle the Most Waste

The effort to combat the problems the world faces with waste right now must be addressed on a global scale, not just by individual countries. More than 2 billion tons of waste pours into landfills each year and would fill […]

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