The recycling market in Tennessee is growing; as of 2017 there were 40 manufacturers in our state, amounting to over four billion dollars.
We can all reduce what we send to landfills, stay up to date on what your is and isn't accepted through your municipalities recycling service. Recycling right is important in order to help the recycling market thrive. You can start composting in your backyard or through a composting service. Organic materials like food scraps make up about 20-30% of everything in our landfills; you can turn these scraps into rich organic compost that can help your lawn and garden grow.