The good news is that recycling initiatives, specifically food waste collection practices, are continually being modified and improved upon. As people become more aware of the benefits and truths of recycling, we will see a wider adoption of food waste programs. However, there will always be those that believe… recycling costs more than traditional land-filling, recycling causes pollution, recycling does not preserve our natural resources or land-fills, and recycling is a burden. If only there was a trusted establishment that could debate these excuses.
In an article by Rob Gogan, Supervisor of Recycling and Solid Waste Removal at Harvard University addresses those common myths and excuses about recycling.