Posts for September 2014

Centennial Bridge at dusk

Plastic Recycling | Decoding the Numbers

Have you ever looked at the bottom of that bottle of water or milk jug and noticed a number surrounded by the circle of arrows? This is the mark of the Resin Identification Coding System, a classification system developed in 1988 to separate plastics into different recycling categories based on their composition. Read on to learn not only what these numbers signify, but also what product the container you are tossing into the recycle bin could eventually become.

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Leaf Compost | Plastic Bag Composting

With summer coming to an end and the cool fall air already making an appearance, it won’t be long before leaf season is upon us. Soon the days will be spent raking leaves into large piles while feverishly trying to contain them before a gust of wind comes along and undoes your laborious efforts, but then what? You could take the time to transport the leaves that you worked so hard to collect and drop them off at a local yard waste facility or participating landfill, or you can turn those leaves into nutritious compost for your garden and yard projects next spring!

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Keeping the Community Clean

Millennium Waste Incorporated is committed to the growth and well being of the Quad Cities area. That’s why it’s so important to us to contribute to community events and activities. As proud members of the cities we serve, we are dedicated to youth involvement and keeping Betterndorf, Davenport, East Moline, Moline, Rock Island and all of our communities clean.

Events and Activities:

  • Extreme Cleanup
  • Quad Cities Marathon
  • Bix 7
  • Greek Fest
  • Cinco De Mayo Festival
  • Bettendorf July 4th Festival

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