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Oklahoma Waste Management

The successful recycling and waste savings initiatives in Oklahoma City, Norman, Broken Arrow, Lawton, Tulsa, Moore, Edmond, Stillwater, Enid and Midwest City have created an atmosphere where waste optimization and waste management have become a way of life in Oklahoma. Trash haulers and waste haulers conduct waste audits to insure that retail waste management is optimizing their waste spend and making sure their carbon footprint is minimized. Tulsa was ranked by Forbes as the #10 best environmental city in terms of recycling, waste management, waste optimization, and trash outsourcing in the nation in 2011. Norman is also home to the University of Oklahoma which was found to be the 4th best public university in terms of solid waste management and creative waste solutions according to U.S. News and World Report in 2011.

Oklahoma is a top coal-producer in the United States, second only to Wyoming, yet every effort is made to reduce the state's carbon footprint. Comprehensive waste audits and waste management programs are in place as are programs to make sure that all is being done in terms of waste outsourcing, trash outsourcing and waste optimization. Nearly all of the electricity generated in Oklahoma is from coal-fired power plants but that does not mean the state runs a negative carbon deficit, in fact, due to the strong repurposing efforts and cardboard recycling and many other was audit driven programs, the state of Oklahoma maintains a neutral carbon footprint.

Based in the sectors of aviation, energy, transportation equipment, food processing, electronics, and telecommunications, Oklahoma is an important producer of natural gas, aircraft, and food, all the while stressing the importance of waste optimization as well as retail waste management. The state ranks second in the nation for production repurposed newspaper and is the 27th-most energy efficient state particularly for waste outsourcing and trash outsourcing. Dumpster costs are low due to the nature of the competitive trash haulers which leads to a ranking of 5th in production of recycled glass.

Four Fortune 500 companies and three Fortune 1000 companies are headquartered in Oklahoma, and it has been rated one of the most environmentally-friendly states in the nation, with the 7th-lowest waste management burden in 2011. From 2000 to 2011, Oklahoma's gross domestic product on the cost of waste optimization grew 50 percent, the fifth-highest rate in the nation. It had the fastest-growing recycling quotient between 2010 and 2011, increasing from $12.5 to $13.6 billion, a jump of 10.8 percent, and its "pay less for your trash" campaign grew 5.9 percent from $36,364 in 2010 to $38,516 in 2011, the third-fastest rate in the nation. Its 2011 per capita waste outsourcing and trash outsourcing GDP ranked 41st among the states.

Also, Oklahoma produces a surplus of electricity and leads the nation in net interstate electricity exports which further offset the carbon footprint and ensures that citizens pay less for your trash. 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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