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RECYCLING?

Recycling is a process of transforming waste products into new materials, reducing the need for raw materials. The practice has been around for centuries, but in recent years has become more popular and necessary than ever before. Through proper recycling practices, we can reduce the amount of waste in landfills, save energy, and preserve natural resources. At Recycle and Reinvest, we work hard to promote and implement recycling practices that are sustainable and beneficial to the environment.

Let's Recycle and Reinvest in a
Sustainable Future

One of the ways we can do this is by following the principles of refuse, reduce, reuse, and recycle. Here's why:

 

1. Refuse: By refusing to buy products that are harmful to the environment, we can reduce the demand for them and send a message to companies that we care about sustainability. This can include products with excessive packaging, single-use plastics, and other items that are not biodegradable.

 

2. Reduce: By reducing our consumption of resources, we can lessen our impact on the environment. This can include conserving water, using energy-efficient appliances, and driving less.

 

3. Re-use: By re-using items instead of throwing them away, we can reduce waste and save resources. This can include using reusable bags, containers, and water bottles instead of disposable ones.

 

4. Recycle: By recycling materials, we can reduce the amount of waste that ends up in landfills and conserve resources. This can include recycling paper, plastic, glass, and other materials.

 

By following these principles, we can all do our part to promote environmental justice and sustainability. Let's work together to create a cleaner, healthier, and more equitable world for everyone.

Separating Waste

Convenient Recycling Solutions for Nashville Residents

We are dedicated to promoting a sustainable future by recycling and reinvesting in our community. Our mission is to reduce waste and conserve resources through responsible recycling practices. We work with a network of companies and drop-off sites in Nashville, TN that accept recycling. By partnering with these organizations, we ensure that recyclable materials are properly processed and reused. Together, we can make a positive impact on the environment and create a greener, cleaner world for future generations. Join us in our journey towards a more sustainable future!

1. Metro Nashville Public Works

Address: 2460 Old Charlotte Pike, Nashville, TN 37209

Contact: (615) 862-5000

Website: https://www.nashville.gov/Public-Works/Neighborhood-Services/Recycling.aspx

 

2. Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee

Address: 1015 Herman St, Nashville, TN 37208

Contact: (615) 742-4151

Website: https://giveit2goodwill.org/donate/recycling/

 

3. The Compost Company

Address: 400 Davidson St, Nashville, TN 37213

Contact: (615) 651-9276

Website: https://thecompostcompany.com/

 

4. Nashville Recycling Corporation

Address: 1001 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN 37210

Contact: (615) 244-5423

Website: https://www.nashvillerecyclingcorp.com/

 

5. Green Village Recycling

Address: 1140 Menzler Rd, Nashville, TN 37210

Contact: (615) 256-2877

Website: https://www.greenvillagerecycling.com/

 

6. Waste Management

Address: 3200 Whites Creek Pike, Nashville, TN 37207

Contact: (800) 796-9696

Website: https://www.wm.com/us/en/my-wm/recycle-right/recycling-services-by-state/tennessee/nashville.jsp

 

7. Nashville Electronics Recycling

Address: 408 McNally Dr, Nashville, TN 37211

Contact: (615) 424-8100

Website: https://nashvilleelectronicsrecycling.com/

 

8. Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Address: 414 Harding Industrial Dr, Nashville, TN 37211

Contact: (615) 942-1290

Website: https://www.habitatnashville.org/restore/

 

9. The Turnip Truck Urban Fare

Address: 701 Woodland St, Nashville, TN 37206

Contact: (615) 650-3600

Website: https://www.theturniptruck.com/

 

10. Nashville Food Project

Address: 5904 California Ave, Nashville, TN 37209

Contact: (615) 460-0172

Website: https://www.thenashvillefoodproject.org/what-we-do/composting/

WOULD YOU LIKE A FREE RECYCLE BIN?

Join us in promoting sustainability and environmental justice in Nashville by reducing your household's waste and impact on the environment with Recycle and Reinvest's free recycle bin. As advocates for the community, we offer this opportunity to residents who visit our office at 610 N. 3rd Street. ( FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS)

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