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Welcoming Dalman López to Nosara Recycles

Only 20 percent of the garbage that arrives at Nosara´s dump belongs in a landfill. Half is organic waste, which should be composted at home. Another 30 percent is recyclable material, and on that front the Nosara Recycling Association has been making major inroads. The association’s efforts took a major [...]

August 23, 2017|Talking Trash|

Adiós plástico

There´s good news about recyclables this month. In June the Recycling Center collected enough recyclables to fill an 18-wheel transport truck three times. In addition, Jessica Sheffield writes, ¨The Center will also have a boost with our partnership with Dalman Lopez Espinoza. He has more than 20 years experience in [...]

August 3, 2017|Talking Trash|

Nosara Recicla Records Another Sale

The rains have brought lushness and beauty to our hillsides again, but our trash-glutted landfill remains an eyesore. Fortunately, recycling continues to grow as a counterforce and to pay off for Nosara. On June 9 a truck left the Nosara Recycling Center loaded with 662 kilos of recycled aluminum and [...]

June 23, 2017|Talking Trash|

Putting Trash in its Place

The good news: Nosara Recicla sold 4,130 kilos of plastic and 1,102 of aluminum to Florida Bebidas in April. The bad news: At this week's Guiones Beach cleanup, Bobbi Johnson put bags at each entrance with a sign saying "Take Bag, Clean Beach." When she returned to collect them at [...]

May 19, 2017|Talking Trash|