Archive for September 20, 2013
In the United States, each year there are 3 million tons of toxic substance released into the environment from factories. Just to clean up nuclear facilities, of which there are 24,000 that are contaminated, it would cost anywhere between $100 billion and $400 billion. It can be daunting to think about the environmental issues facing our nation and our planet, and impossible to conceive that any one person or organization can make a difference. And yet, many organizations out there are choosing not to underestimate the importance of recycling.
Here are three ways you can join them. When going green organizations can have a tremendous influence both with their employees, and through their policies.
- Medication disposal.
Safe pharmaceutical disposal is just starting to become a seriou