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Operation Medicine Cabinet Results – Tallahassee/Leon County County, Florida, April 30, 2022

On Saturday, April 30th, the Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc. (SWIX), in partnership with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Leon County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO), Costco, Mothers for Mother Earth, Inc., Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University’s Institute of Public Health, Florida State University’s Institute of Science […]

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Operation Medicine Cabinet Results – Tallahassee/Leon County County, Florida, April 2022

On Saturday, April 23rd, the Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc. (SWIX), in partnership with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Leon County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO), Costco, Mothers for Mother Earth, Inc., Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University’s Institute of Public Health, Florida State University’s Institute of […]

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Operation Medicine Cabinet Results – Tallahassee/Leon County County, Florida, October, 2019

Operation Medicine Cabinet Results – Tallahassee/Leon County County, Florida, October, 2019

On Saturday, October 26th, the Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc. (SWIX), in partnership with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Walmart, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University’s (FAMU) Institute of Public Health, Florida State University’s (FSU) Center for Biomedical & Toxicological Research, iHeartMedia (WTNT 94.9, WFLA […]

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Operation Medicine Cabinet Results – Tallahassee/Leon County County, Florida, April, 2019

Operation Medicine Cabinet Results – Tallahassee/Leon County County, Florida, April, 2019

On Saturday, April 27th, the Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc. (SWIX), in partnership with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Costco, FAMU’s Institute of Public Health, FSU’s Center for Biomedical & Toxicological Research (CBTR), iHeartMedia (WTNT 94.9, WFLA 100.7) and the Leon County Sheriff’s Office, […]

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Steve Russell

Speaker Steve Russell Strategic Materials, Inc. Speaker Bio: Steve Russell is the Director of Inbound Supply Quality for Strategic Materials, Inc., a national glass recycler and processor.  Currently based in St. Louis, Missouri, he regularly visits MRFs and SMI plants focusing on glass clean-up methods at the MRFs and the inbound inspection processes at the […]

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Composting Florida’s Organic Materials

Composting Florida’s Organic Materials

Source: Florida DEP What are Organic Materials? A very simple definition of organic is: pertaining to the vegetable or animal world. In nature, natural processes break down these materials into humus. These same processes are used to produce compost. As the conditions needed are optimized, the more quickly this product can be made. The regulations […]

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Why should a business recycle?

Why should a business recycle?

BENEFITS OF BUSINESS RECYCLING Source: James City County Recycling is economically advantageous & environmentally sound. Recycling can save you money!   By recycling, a business can downsize the contents of its dumpster and get a recycling bin. Together, this may be less than the cost of renting a large dumpster. One local business reduced their […]

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How to Start a Business Recycling Program

How to Start a Business Recycling Program

How to Start a Business Recycling Program Source: Small Business Trends One of the easiest and cheapest ways to be an eco-friendlier business is often overlooked: Recycling.  Chances are your business sends more items to the landfill than it has to. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, about 75% of solid waste thrown away is […]

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Economic Benefits of Recycling You Never Knew

Economic Benefits of Recycling You Never Knew

Article Source: General Kinematics What exactly is being thrown away? What is being recycled? Skyrocketing, recycling in the U.S. has increased continually over the last 30 years. The rate of recycling—which, in 1980 sat at less than 10 percent of the Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generated—now includes more than 34 percent of total MSW.  Adopting […]

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Business Recycling Panel – Presentations and Discussion PT 1

FLORIDA BUSINESS RECYCLING WORKSHOP Presented by: Florida Department of Environmental Protection in cooperation with Southern Waste Information eXchange   TOPIC: Business Recycling Panel – Presentations and Discussion   SPEAKERS: Kim Brunson, Publix _______ NEED ASSISTANCE WITH BUSINESS RECYCLING? OUR OFFICE SERVES TO CONNECT MATERIALS PRODUCERS AND USERS CONTACT 800-441-7949 _______ Businesses Recycling Workshop Video Series Recycling […]

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