Not Your Middle School Recycling Presentation

Season 4 | Episode 3

With the help of UVA Sustainability, the Global Inquirer takes a closer look at what actually goes on after you throw something in the recycling bin. Recycling is a business, but recent global trends might be threatening how lucrative it actually is. Find out how your old cans, local recycling businesses, and global trade all intersect, and how you can make sure you are recycling properly.

Host: Nicholas Mortensen 
Producer: Andy Carluccio
Researchers: Roma Chitko and Tyler Hinkle

Be sure to check out the programs and companies discussed in this episode by clicking the links below!

UVa Resources:

State Resources:

Personally Ship Your Recycling:

To become a certified Green Business or Organization:

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