Inside the machine that separates your recyclables

One third of municipal solid waste in the US is recycled.  This is thanks to some pretty advanced technology and this number is climbing.  As someone who feels like I am my clients’ own personal recycling sorting plant at times, I geek out on the tech behind recycling.  Popular Science has very simply diagramed the 11-step system that painstaking separates our magazines, water bottles, and food containers.  It’s like a mechanical Kacy (minus the diplomatic demeanor, eagle eye for solutions, and encouraging pep talks)! Read Popular Science’s How it Works: Inside the Machine That Separates Your Recyclables.

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Office Organizing Expert Kacy Paide loves to do what most people hate: organize offices & paper.

She works with folks who are desperate for a more functional, more beautiful, more inspiring office. Kacy has been a Professional Organizer since 2001 and has worked with over 500 clients. Call her crazy, but she loves a good mess and wants to fix yours. Learn her time-tested solutions in her eBook, The Inspired Office: Organize Your Life One Paper at a Time. Based in Silver Spring, MD, Kacy is nationally available for consulting & speaking.