Earth911 releases results of its 2009 recycling report
Earth911.com, provider of the nation’s leading
Local Recycling and Disposal Directory, released the results
of its 2009 Annual Recycling Report, with electronics such as
computers, batteries and televisions leading the way.
“Electronics have always been popular searches on Earth911.com,
but with the increased attention these devices have received,
this past year was our highest yet,” said Corey Lambrecht, president
of Earth911. “Also, overall recycling searches increased 12 percent
over 2008, as consumers want to know more about how to dispose
of these items.”
Earth911.com also discovered additional insights into recycling
and consumer behavior. For example, 40 percent of respondents
to a poll conducted on the Earth911.com homepage noted that when
they buy a product, the green factor they are most concerned
about is its recyclability. Also, 35 percent of Earth911 readers
responded that their main challenge to adopting more green practices
Earth911 is able to provide this information through work with
its business partners such as Call2Recycle, the American Chemistry
Council and Masco Corporation.
The 2009 Annual Recycling Report also details the top 10 states
that recycled using Earth911.com, as well as the top stories
on the site.