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Talkin’ Trash: REUSE IT!

Previous blogs have presented ways to reduce the amount of waste in the landfill by composting organic matter and described how and what to recycle in transparent bags for collection every Wednesday morning. This month’s topic is Reuse. Did you know that enough plastic is thrown away each year to [...]

April 15, 2016|Talking Trash|

Reduce, Reuse, recycle — Continued

Last month’s Talkin’ Trash blog discussed what and how to recycle in Nosara. This month, let’s talk about reducing the waste stream by using organic waste, which constitutes half of the Nosara landfill, according to a University of Florida study commissioned by Nosara Recicla. Nosara Recicla has tested different ways [...]

March 18, 2016|Talking Trash|

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Update: The project to empty our landfill is on hold because Aurora de CR, the present collector from Nicoya, had to expand its routes during this high season, leaving no time to come to Nosara. The Recycling Association is discussing other options with Microsan, the company that now collects garbage [...]

February 18, 2016|Talking Trash|

Talking Trash

There’s good news to start the new year – Nosara’s trash is beginning to disappear! After years of conversations, proposals, and projects to solve our solid waste problem, on January 7 the first 12 tons of trash left the Nosara dump. Local businesses are paying the cost of hauling it [...]

January 22, 2016|Talking Trash|