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Child Running Toward Rumpke Recycling Truck In Residential Neighborhood Why You Should Recycle

Why Recycle?

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Recycling is essential for protecting the environment and preserving natural resources for future generations. It helps to reduce the amount of waste that ends up in landfills and conserves critical natural resources for our environment.

Every home matters, and best of all, recycling is easy! With the average American pumping out around 5 pounds of solid waste daily, it only makes sense to recycle some of this trash, so it can be reused or transformed into other valuable items.

Protecting Our Natural Landscapes

At Rumpke, we service regions that contain natural landscapes in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and West Virginia. So why not help your neighbors and us with the simple and convenient act of recycling your trash? Together, we can ensure these natural locations remain the well-preserved escapes we all need.

Recycling Conserves Energy and Natural Resources

By recycling one aluminum can, you would save enough energy to listen to your favorite playlist on your smartphone. Take that same soda can and think about it on a regional scale. Rumpke provides service to millions of people and thousands of businesses. Imagine if the majority of us recycled regularly. The energy savings would quickly add up!

Recycling also conserves natural resources by reducing the amount of waste that ends up in landfills. Did you know that recycling 1 ton of paper saves nearly 17 trees? Our natural resources are finite. Recycling provides materials for manufacturers to make new products, instead of using virgin raw materials.  

Recycling with Rumpke Helps Our Communities

Using the professional and trusted recycling services from Rumpke transforms the communities where we live.

Creates Local Jobs

As an industry, recycling in Ohio supports over 3,100 local businesses, gainfully employing 98,000+ people. When we improve recycling, we open up new job opportunities in manufacturing, engineering, collection, processing, and every supportive role around the reusable products created.

Supports Local Businesses

Rumpke primarily works with manufacturers within a 250-mile radius of our facilities. When you recycle with us, you support local businesses! Every time we lower the raw material costs of production through reusable resources, we maximize the viability of local businesses. 

Recycling Supports American Manufacturing

Instead of focusing on finding rare raw materials that are expensive to process, extract, and reshape, American manufacturing companies can utilize recycled materials to create the items we want to buy. That gives a massive boost to the overall economy.

Ready to Get Started?

Contact us today to help keep your community clean and green by enrolling in Rumpke's recycling program.