The Waste Word Blog

  • March 22, 2016

    Water is a finite resource.

    Water sustains human life.

    Here are 10 ways you can honor water as if your life depends on it (it does).


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    January 22, 2016

    One thing all ACUA employees have in common is a love for the environment. By day, you can find us collecting waste at the curb, cleaning wastewater that leaves your home or planning for the future of waste disposal. By night, we may be planning green projects in our communities or reading up on environmental issues. 

    We’ve partnered with the Atlantic County Library System to bring you our staff’s favorite environmental reads. Look for these books on display and the accompanying bookmark at a local branch near you throughout the month of January.


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    May 19, 2015

    You may have heard about recent legislation passed in our state that will ban the production and sale of personal care products containing microbeads – those tiny pieces of plastic that companies use in face and body washes as exfoliators.

    Microbeads are a threat to the environment because they pass through wastewater treatment plants and end up polluting our water and harming wildlife. 

    You may be wondering, how do microbeads pass through our wastewater treatment plants?



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