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Jan 31, 2023

NFL Green brings Arizona community together, helps schools

The National Football League’s environmental program, NFL Green, has left a lasting impact in the Phoenix area in the lead-up to this year’s Super Bowl, including providing books and other needed supplies to cash-strapped schools in Arizona.

Dec 4, 2020

Arizona should take steps to reinvigorate recycling

These three actions would allow municipalities to innovate, making their recycling programs more expansive, cost-effective and profitable. We urge the Arizona Legislature to recognize the needs of municipalities and support their efforts to revitalize Arizona’s recycling sector.

City of Phoenix employees work at the city’s compost facility, which opened in April and is capable of processing up to 55,000 tons of green and food waste per year and divert more than 10 percent of waste that goes to the landfill. Photo by Jenna Miller/Arizona Capitol Times
Sep 11, 2017

Lack of participation, confusion plagues Phoenix recycle program

Phoenix’s ambitious plan to divert green waste and recyclables from landfills has floundered, as few residents have participated in the new curbside composting program and many struggle to follow recycling rules.