Recycle Coach Blog

How Digital Assistants Help People with Disabilities

Posted by Julie Huang on 02/03/18 8:00 AM

Technology Brings Independence
You may think of digital assistants as a convenience or novelty, but they can mean much more than that to a good portion of your residents. To the 1-in-5 people in North America with a disability, digital assistants are an equalizer.

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Topics: Recycling Education, Recycle Coach Technology, Older Populations, For Municipalities in Canada, For Municipalities in the USA, digital assistants, North America, United States, Canada, compliance, Google Home, Alexa, Google, contamination, accessible information, voice search

7 Ways to Make 2017 Your Best Year for America Recycles Day

Posted by Julie Huang on 02/10/17 9:34 AM

The EPA estimates that 75% of the waste stream in the U.S. is recyclable, but we only recycle about 30% of it. So, it’s more important than ever to promote a successful America Recycles Day that will hopefully encourage your residents to divert more waste for the rest of the year.

With this year’s America Recycles Day coming up on Wednesday November 15th, here are 7 impactful ways to help you make this year the best one yet:

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Topics: Recycling Events, For Municipalities in the USA

How to Encourage Residents to Recycle Right This American Thanksgiving

Posted by Danielle Heifa on 15/11/16 3:00 AM

Reaching out to residents about your recycling program is important all year-round. But when you consider that the volume of American household waste increases by 25 % between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day (about 1 million extra tons), it might be wise to send out some recycling tips to re-inspire residents before this specific window of time. Holiday specific tips will help your residents recycle right amidst the chaos of the holiday season, and prevent the potential lingering effect of extra tons of material travelling to your local landfill.

To help you educate your residents ro recycle right this Thanksgiving, here is a list of encouragements to provide:

 

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Topics: Recycling Education, For Municipalities in the USA

What Are You Doing For America Recycles Day?

Posted by Danielle Heifa on 20/09/16 2:20 PM

With America Recycles Day around the corner, what celebration ideas do you have in mind for your municipality? 

Increasing recycling awareness and IQ on a nationally recognized day is an ideal way to connect with your residents. So if you haven’t planned anything yet, we’ve drummed up a list of ideas to help you get the process started:  

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Topics: Recycling Events, For Municipalities in the USA