Many towns across New Hampshire have adopted single-stream recycling... toss everything together, and it will be sorted out down the line. But a recent episode of NHPR's Outside/In found that this method of collection is becoming less sustainable and less profitable. We look at how this is impacting the Granite State.
Listen to the full episode of Outside/In: "One Bin To Rule Them All."
- Mike Durfor - Executive Director of the Northeast Resource Recovery Association, a nonprofit that provides information and assistance for waste management and recycling.
- Hannah McCarthy - Producer for Outside/In, NHPR's show about the natural world and how we use it.
- Michael Nork - Analyst for the Solid Waste Management Bureau of the NH Dept. of Env. Services.
"Bottles going from recycling to trash; blame beer and China," from the Concord Monitor.
"How All-in-One Recycling Systems Work," from HowStuffWorks.