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Let’s Conquer the Landfill! We Need Your Help!

Last month’s blog, with its aerial photo of Nosara’s landfill, elicited a big response. The Recycling Association is getting off to a fresh start in 2017 by cleaning up the Recycling Center. An 18-wheel rig was scheduled to pick up recycled cardboard, plastic, and aluminum this week. As a separate [...]

February 17, 2017|Talking Trash|

Landfill Looms Large in 2017

It's the time of year when the dump fills beyond capacity, as shown in the recent aerial photograph by Graham Swindell. Why is the dump overflowing again? Briefly, the garbage is mounting because there's simply no place for it to go. Last year's "Clean up the Dump" campaign was stopped [...]

January 20, 2017|Talking Trash|

Nosara Recycles 5 Tons of Trash!

The Nosara Recycling Association has sent 5 tons of plastic and aluminum waste on its way out of town as part of the pilot recycling program with Florida Bebidas. Thanks to all the households, schools, and businesses that recycle, and to the Nosara Recycling Association volunteers who plow through dumpsters [...]

December 16, 2016|Talking Trash|