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More pro sports teams look to reduce waste at games

Jul 15, 2021
Volunteers on the Atlanta Hawks' Zero Waste Squad help fans put compostable cups and plates and recyclable cans and bottles into the correct bins.
Sofi Armenakian is the Atlanta Hawks’ director of sustainability. The Hawks want to keep  90% of the waste from their games out of landfills through recycling and composting.
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More working from home means we're generating more residential trash

Aug 31, 2020
Meanwhile, closed offices, stores and stadiums have been producing a lot less commercial garbage.
Workers sort recycled materials at a Maryland facility. Compared to pre-pandemic times, more refuse is being generated by homes and less by businesses.
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