When I was a kid, and the last day of school rolled around I would go collect all the paper my classmates tossed on the ground, and put it in the recycling bins.
I was THAT tree hugger. And I still am.
When I moved to Billings in August, I was extremely shocked that recycling doesn’t get picked up at my house.
In fact, we put all ou...
As President Trump talks tough about tariffs against China, a January decision by the Chinese government is causing Billings recycling companies to send many types of plastics and paper to landfills.
Recyclables are one of America’s top exports, accounting for thousands of pounds of shipments each day...
Discarded cigarette butts may seem disgusting, but they’re actually worth cash — they’re now being recycled into things like plastic pallets, guitar picks and even jewelry.