A Little More Green For Everybody

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Do you really know how to recycle with single stream?

You’ve probably been recycling for years. But do you know if you’re doing it right?

All American Waste, a recycling and waste removal company, was having a problem with contaminated recycling finding its way to the processing plant. To help customers understand the do’s and don’ts of single stream recycling, they turned to Geomatrix for help.

According to Geomatrix producer, James Chianese, “We spent a lot of time in our first meeting learning all that we didn’t know about recycling. After that, we strategized how we could help AAW get their message out not only to their customers, but also to the rest of the community.” A short, animated info-graphic was proposed as a fun way to engage the audience while re-enforcing the messages. Geomatrix motion graphics artist Tom Coben got to work and the end result is ready for release on all social channels.

Watch the animation – you’ll be surprised at what you don’t know, and we promise it will be a fun way to spend the next 90 seconds.

Then, please recycle it – by sharing the link with your friends.

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Bringing Holiday Warmth To Ridgefield

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The Ridgefield Social Services Department was met with a nice surprise just before the holidays arrived.  All season long the department has been helping seniors and families stay warm and assisting them with the application process for energy assistance programs.  In the 2012-13 winter… – Read more at: Ridgefield.Patch.com Bringing Holiday Warmth To Ridgefield

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Bridgewater Table Scraps To Be Recycled

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Those turkey drumstick bones.
That leftover lima bean casserole.
The final, syrup-soaked pancake of an oversized stack.

All of it is useful. Most of it gets thrown away.

The Housatonic Resources Recovery Authority wants to compost all that wasted food.  Starting in April, it will start a pilot program here to get townspeople… – Read more at: NewsTimes.com Bridgewater Table Scraps To Be Recycled

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All American Waste To Sponsor Closer To Free Ride

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All American Waste is proud to be a major sponsor of Yale New Haven Hospital’s Closer to Free Ride to raise money for the Smilow Cancer Center and Yale Cancer Center.

It’s still not too late to sign up! Here’s an article and some photos from WTNH with more details. If you haven’t checked it out, it’s for a great cause and you have until this Saturday to register before the race. If you’ve signed up already, we’ll see you there!

For more details – https://www.rideclosertofree.org/

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Bloomfield To Collect Trash Using Natural Gas Truck

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Trash collection just got a little quieter and cleaner in town. And it’s going to keep getting that way.

That’s because All American Waste, Bloomfield’s refuse and recycling collector, just launched its first natural gas-powered truck to pick up trash. And more are expected to follow as the company embarks on a plan to have the largest fleet of trash collecting trucks in the state.

The benefits of natural gas trucks, according to… – Read more at: Courant.com Bloomfield To Collect Trash Using Natural Gas Truck

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