Postal pilot delivers junk mail to recyclers
- Going postal. Acohido, Byron // Waste News;02/03/97, Vol. 2 Issue 37, p5
Reports that Southeast Paper Recycling of Atlanta has received a five-year contract from the United States Postal Service to recycle undeliverable junk mail from 200 post offices in northern Georgia. Payment of the Postal Service; Southeast Paper's contract with Augusta Newsprint Company.
- Biz bits. // American Printer;Jun98, Vol. 221 Issue 3, p24
Reports that a Texas horticulturist is testing compost made from undeliverable business bulk mail in a pilot program with the US Postal Service.
- Undeliverable mail gets a silver (creek) lining. McKay, Bart // In Business;Mar/Apr98, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p32
Discusses why the United States Postal Service selected the Silver Creek Materials Incorporated to compost its undeliverable mail. Process in the composting of the papers.
- Postal service saves money by reducing its waste. // Waste & Recycling News;7/11/2011, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p0020
The article reports on the efforts of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) in reducing its waste to landfills. It states that USPS has recycled metal transport containers, cardboards, chipboard pallets and worn-out wood into new building and biotechnology products. It says that USPS' Lean Green team...
- Feds look at recycling issues for mail users. // Resource Recycling;Jul2007, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p5
The article reports on the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act which calls the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to evaluate the status and opportunities in the recycling of mail. The law signed on December 2006 by President George W. Bush also authorized GAO to evaluate the...
- Happy Earth Day. // Scholastic News -- Edition 2;Apr2000, Vol. 56 Issue 7, following p4
Presents information on how to save the Earth and its animals by recycling papers.
- Waste not...want not. // Gifts & Decorative Accessories;Feb97, Vol. 98 Issue 2, p56
Focuses on recycling of paper and stationery products in the United States. Salability of recycled products; Wide variety of materials for recycling; Suggestions for reducing wastes. INSET: Get the facts..
- For your information. Atwater, Kristine M. // Government Product News;Sep95, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p3
Reports that born-again office paper is advancing in the United States as a result of the National Office Paper Recycling Project. Invitation to government offices and private businesses to join a paper recycling challenge; Mechanics of the project.
- New sites announced for phone book recycling. // Indianapolis Business Journal;10/4/93, Vol. 14 Issue 27, p23A
Reports on the launching of the 1993 Indianapolis DirectoRecycle campaign. Acceptance of outdated directories for recycling; Partnership between Ameritech and the Indianapolis Clean City Committee; Community collection sites.