Here’s today’s N.Y. Times article about how Houstonians are among the least enthusiastic recyclers in the U.S. of A. Read to the end—Eric Lombardi of Eco-Cycle is quoted several times.
And here’s our interview with Eric Lombardi, who was quoted in the above NY Times article. Eric is director of Eco-Cycle, one of the nation’s first and most innovative recycling facilities. Founded in 1976, Eco-Cycle has grown under Lombardi’s tenure (starting in 1989) to become the largest community-based recycling organization in the U.S.A. with a staff of 55 and processing nearly 50,000 tons of diverse recycled materials a year.