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Oysters: After the Table

At Redfish we love to see unique and innovative efforts to recycle and reuse, especially with materials that aren’t typical when it comes to recycling. Getting creative with materials by recycling and reusing can lead to great results along with keeping the environment clean. We came across a… Read More

August 12, 2015 • Landfill Free, Reuse, Uses of Recyclables
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Brownsville Plastic Bag Ordinance Receives National Attention

If you’re a Brownsville resident, chances are you’re aware of our plastic bag ordinance. In 2011, Brownsville became the first city in Texas to ban single-use plastic bags. The ordinance was an effort to encourage recycling and protect storm water infrastructure as well as wildlife and resacas. So… Read More

May 7, 2015 • Landfill Free
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Celebrate Earth Day

Here at RedFish Recycling, we never miss a chance to party, and there’s a holiday coming up that’s near and dear to our hearts. Earth Day is April 22, and we hope you’ll celebrate with us. What is Earth Day? Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970, and… Read More

April 20, 2015 • Landfill Free
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Recycling Tip: Cut Out the K-Cups

Let’s face it: as a country, we love coffee. And almost as much as coffee, we love convenience. That’s why it isn’t surprising how single-serve coffee has taken off in recent years. Coffee pods – popularized by Keurig and commonly known as K-cups – are extremely popular among… Read More

April 12, 2015 • Landfill Free
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Single-Stream Recycling vs. Source Separation

Single-stream and source separation. You may already know these terms, or they may mean nothing to you. Each is a different way of handling recycling; two schools of thought on the best way to collect and process all reusable materials. And while recycling in any form is obviously… Read More

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Plastic in the Ocean: The Real Danger

It’s easy to notice pollution that’s near us – on the ground, in the river, on the road. But it’s harder to fathom the sorts of pollution we can’t see; those that are far away from us, or that are simply out of sight. Take the ocean for… Read More

March 16, 2015 • Landfill Free
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All Things Green!

As we move from February to March, it’s time to ditch the red and focus on green! Forget about chocolate and hearts; it’s the season of shamrocks and leprechauns. At RedFish Recycling, we’re of course on board with anything green. But it’s not just about the color green;… Read More

March 2, 2015 • Landfill Free