BlueGreen Alliance

Good Jobs, Clean Environment, Green Economy

Nov 14 2011

Report: More Jobs, Less Pollution - Growing the Recycling Economy in the U.S.

BlueGreen Alliance, Teamsters, SEIU, NRDC, Recycling Works!, Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives TAGS: Recycling, Natural Resources Defense Council, SEIU

This new Tellus Institute report, released ahead of National Recycling Day by the BlueGreen Alliance, Natural Resources Defense Council, Teamsters, SEIU, Recycling Works!, and the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives, shows the economic and environmental benefits of achieving a 75 percent national recycling rate, including job creation -- particularly in manufacturing, pollution reduction and the strengthening of local communities and employment bases.

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