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Illinois Waste Management

Being green is the new "in" and recycling effectively should be part of your home maintenance in Illinois. Be responsible for the planet. It's the only one we have to share. Always use recycled paper, always use a waste broker or a trash broker. Here you will learn more about our natural resources, nonrenewable resources, renewable resources, pollutants, and how much landfill space can be saved from recycling in Illinois. Get inspired and think of recycling projects around Illinois that you could start or participate in. Try to put solid waste management into everyday use and try to think what you can do to lower my trash bill. Competitive trash haulers and managed haulers are always looking for ways to reduce and reuse as well as repurpose all of the rubbish and recyclable goods.

Illinois is one of the nation's manufacturing leaders, boasting annual value added productivity by manufacturing of over $107 billion in 2011, all the while maintaining a waste management agenda that maximized both waste optimization and waste outsourcing. About three-quarters of the state's manufacturers are located in the Northeastern Opportunity Return Region, where the "lower my trash bill" campaign was a big success having participation from 38 percent of Illinois' approximately 18,900 manufacturing plants located in Cook County. As of 2011, the leading recycling industries in Illinois, based upon value-added, were waste outsourcing ($1.9 billion), trash outsourcing ($1.4 billion), trash brokers ($1 billion), waste brokers ($1 billion), retail waste management ($.7 billion), retail waste brokers ($.7 billion), and trash management ($.6 billion).

By the early 2000s, Illinois' economy had moved toward a dependence on high-value-added services, such as financial trading, higher education, law, logistics, and medicine where an oakleaf waste management system of recycling was employed to maximize revenues from solid waste management and paper recycling.. In some cases, these services clustered around institutions that hearkened back to Illinois' earlier economies. For example, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, a trading exchange for global derivatives, had begun its life as an agricultural futures market. Other important non-manufacturing industries include publishing, tourism, and energy production and distribution. All of whom put an emphasis on trash outsourcing and waste outsourcing with the goal of reducing dumpster costs.

Illinois is a net importer of fuels for energy, despite large coal resources and some minor oil production. Illinois exports electricity, ranking fifth among states in electricity production and seventh in electricity consumption. Because of the trade imbalance it is important for all Illinois industrial concerns to make sure they conduct waste audits and work to keep their waste spend to a minimum while employing best trash management practices. The Governors insistence that all companies perform waste audits as well as monitor their waste spend is one of the reasons Illinois has such a fine waste management reputation.

Illinois is also home to Boeing, Sears, Archer Daniels, Allstate, Kraft Foods, McDonald's Abbott Labs, Hyatt Hotels, Walgreen, Motorola and Caterpillar all of whom participated in the "lower my trash bill" campaign. Retail waste management firms in Peoria, Chicago, Rockford, Aurora, Joliet Naperville, Springfield, Elgin and Pekin all established waste outsourcing and trash outsourcing plans for better waste optimization. Most of Illinois' small towns historically developed around agriculture as well as textile factories and light manufacturers which recycled and repurposed lots of cardboard. As these factories closed and moved to low-wage markets more intense waste audits are needed to make sure that waste brokers are maximizing their efforts to recycle all recyclable materials.

One of the most obvious benefits of recycling and solid waste management is that as managed haulers become more efficient, particularly in working with waste brokers and trash brokers, less waste ends up in landfills and on the ground. Another large benefit is that new products are being created from recovered recyclables mostly from the retail waste management sector. This waste focus and other environmental waste solutions are part of a universal environmental program designed to help everyone with their waste spend, drop dumpster costs and perform a waste optimization that will lower my trash bill, lower your trash bill and make waste outsourcing a profitable business for the state. This allied waste focus can help all of us find the perfect solution to reduce, reuse and recycle our waste. It's the perfect way to help both the environment and your bottom line.

There is almost nothing that cannot be recycled, reduced or reused. Lincoln Waste Solutions will help you control waste costs, earn rebates on cardboard and other recyclables as well as starve landfills at every opportunity. In fact, having to use the landfill only becomes an option when every other avenue is exhausted. Recycling, and the promise of making a profit, is the central focus for any company's goal of sustainability and it's the reason Lincoln Waste is in business.


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