Recycling 101: How you can reduce your carbon footprint

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According to the 2021 Mintel Sustainability Barometer, nearly half of Americans believe they can make a positive impact on the environment. But when it comes to recycling, it can be confusing to decipher the recycling symbols on a package to figure out what goes where. Just in time for America Recycles Day, Jeremy Walters from Republic Services joined “The Rhode Show” on Monday morning to educate us on what to know when we throw.    

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Jeremy Walters serves as a sustainability ambassador for Republic Services, an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous waste. For over seven years he has worked as a sustainability and public outreach professional. In his current role at Republic, Jeremy helps to develop and execute recycling education programs throughout his local market, and serves as a spokesperson for Republic’s nationwide “Recycling Simplified” recycling education campaign. He joined Republic in May of 2016 and is originally from Southern California.    

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