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Why the Blazing “Landfill-Free” Myth is Choking Our Environment

Posted on Saturday, January 09, 2016
By: J.P. Mascaro & Sons
Categories: Main Category  |  Recycling

You may have been lead to believe that solid-waste incineration is a “landfill-free” solution, but the facts burn far brighter!Contrary to what you may have been told, incineration is far from being a “landfill-free” solid-waste disposal option of choice. Did you know that approximately 25% of the waste delivered to incinerators winds up in a landfill? That’s a...

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Tagged:Green, Recycle, Recycling, Education, Sustainability, Landfill-Free, Incineration, Landfills, Environment, Solid Waste, Trash, Garbage


‘Paws’ and Reflect - Danielle Ruiz-Murphy Recreational Dog Park and Horse Rescue

Posted on Thursday, December 10, 2015
By: J.P. Mascaro & Sons
Categories: Main Category

Five years later, we take time for a walk in the Danielle Ruiz-Murphy Recreational Dog Park and Horse Rescue to look back with our four-legged friends.Imagine a place where your beloved four legged friend can run free! A place where dogs can play off leash and be able to freely make friends with other dogs. Well, in Berks County this place is a reality.In 2010, we were honored to...

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Tagged:Giving, Community, Giving Back, Donation


What is Sustainability?

Posted on Tuesday, November 10, 2015
By: J.P. Mascaro
Categories: Recycling

You hear it all the time, “Live more sustainably!” and “Save the environment!” What do they all really mean?Sustainability is considered to be the healthy & productive maintenance of something; the capacity to endure (indefinitely). We’re depleting resources on a daily basis – from nature, to energy and water. Sustainability serves up the goal of reducing our...

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Tagged:Green, Recycle, Recycling, Sustainability


Your Trash: From Curbside to Landfill

Posted on Tuesday, October 06, 2015
By: J.P. Mascaro & Sons
Categories: Recycling

It’s easy to forget about your waste once it’s dropped down the discreetly designed garbage pale. You probably don’t think twice as you throw away your uneaten food, wrappers, cups, utensils, and paper napkins when eating out.  Each week, garbage companies pick up the contents of your family’s waste and haul it away. Over 71 million tons of paper annually, over...

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Tagged:Recycle, Recycling


Every Day Is Earth Day

Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By: J.P. Mascaro
Categories: Main Category

We choose one day of the year to honor this planet we call home; but it’s worthy of so much more than a single day of celebration!

There are constant reminders to take a stand against the ways we harmfully impact our environment, but how often is what we say enacted?

It’s important to remember that you don’t need to make the change in an instant, you can...

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Tagged:Green, Recycle, Recycling


Make This Back To School Season Eco-Friendly

Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By: J.P. Mascaro
Categories: Recycling

Each year, parents across the country dedicate to sending their children back to school with the latest and greatest - a new trendy backpack, shiny, crisp notebooks, a fresh box of unsharpened pencils. This season, hold on to the green rules you already know: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle.

Wherever possible, reuse what you already have. Invest in the backpack you know will last, and...

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Tagged:Green, Recycle, Recycling, Education, School, Sustainability, Environment, Kids, Green Schools, blue bins


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