This week’s Greene Westford column re-posted.
|IPR truck arrives for sorting at the North Andover facility.|
Take a virtual tour of Integrated Paper Recyclers and learn what happens to Westford recycling once it leaves the curb.
Ever wonder what happens to your recycling after the black and yellow trucks pick it up? Call me a garbage geek, but I was so excited when I had the opportunity to find out first hand.
|IPR employees hand pick non-paper items out of the stream|
|The “baler” compacts each type of recyclable into a cube and secures it for transport.|
|Crushed glass is used as road fill.|
|Bales of paper, plastic and aluminum ready for reuse.|