recycling

FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2018 file photo, Jason Momoa arrives at the premiere of "Aquaman" at TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Momoa on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 released a video in which he shaved off his signature beard and mustache in order to promote recycling. He started by saying farewell to his “Game of Thrones” and DC characters Drogo and Arthur Curry. Momoa said he thought he last shaved in 2012. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
AP News Staff
April 18, 2019 - 9:55 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Aquaman" is clean-shaven. Actor Jason Momoa on Wednesday released a video in which he shaved off his signature beard and mustache in order to promote recycling. He started by saying farewell to his "Game of Thrones" and DC characters Drogo and Arthur Curry. Momoa said he thought...
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Jim Cunningham
September 24, 2018 - 12:19 pm
Johnson County has launched a campaign called "Ditch The Bag" to make residents aware of what can and can't be put in the recycling bins, and to keep people from bagging their recycles in plastic and putting that in the bin. The recycling machinery can't handle everything and is costly to remove,...
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July 20, 2018 - 2:35 pm
Recycling glass isn't always as easy as recycling other materials, such as paper and plastic. Not all recycling bins include glass. But the benefits to recycling glass are huge. It takes less energy to recycle glass into new products than it does to create new glass from raw materials, resulting in...
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June 20, 2018 - 3:14 pm
Recycling can be an intimidating task, especially when it is tempting to simply throw used items in the trash bin. Knowing what can be recycled, and what can't, is a great way to start. Paper & Cardboard Flyers, magazines, junkmail, paper, and cardboard. Avoid waxy paper (milk or juice cartons...
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Kara Marxer
May 29, 2018 - 6:30 am
Officials with the Missouri Department of Transportation say they are putting more effort into recycling as a way to reduce material and labor costs. Last year MoDOT used recycled roof shingles and pavement in about 3.2 million tons of new asphalt. The practice saved about $17.5 million, according...
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Jim Cunningham
August 01, 2017 - 6:39 am
The people who process and handle recycling for Kansas City residents hope folks will be more thoughtful when throwing things away. A recycling facility in Harrisonville, operated by Waste Corporation of America, processed more than 20,000 tons of material in 2016 from 150,000 Kansas City homes. A...
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Kara Marxer
June 02, 2017 - 7:20 am
Avid recyclers in Johnson County are losing an option for disposing of old electronic devices. Friday is the last day that the Overland Park recycling center will accept electronics. Unused computers, laptops, stereos, cables, monitors have lost much of their value in scrap, said Jim Twigg, the...
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April 21, 2017 - 3:23 pm
Residents of Kansas City, Missouri can drop off hard to dispose of recyclables on Saturday, April 22 free-of-charge* from 8 a.m. to noon. “This is a great way to protect our earth by being environmentally responsible while conserving natural resources and keeping our beautiful city clean.” said...
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