Recycling Tampa Bay Area

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On today’s Sustainable Living Program we talked about local recycling with our guests Laura Thomas, the City of Largo Sustainability Coordinator; Recycling Coordinator for City of Tampa, Alita Kane; and Recycling and Waste Reduction Specialist with Hillsborough County, Nina Stokes. Problems for recycling here and around the country include low commodity prices for recyclables, contaminated recyclables and non-recyclables mixed in the recyclable stream. All of these issues were addressed during the program, with plastic bags being the most talked about problem: Please take them back to the grocery store and do not put any in with your recyclables.…/recycling-and-waste-reduction/residential