WM's Marana center shows everyone how to be green
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Izhar Lohera sorts out possible trash, plastic and cans that made it through the sorting, prior to the cardboard being baled and shipped out. The center sends out about 154 bales of recyclable material each day.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Workers sort material off a fast-moving conveyor belt at Waste Management's recycling center Monday afternoon. The facility recycles about 51,000 tons of material each year.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, One of 56 workers at Waste Management's recycling facility sorts through recyclable material as it swiftly moves past Monday afternoon. The facility has an education center where employees inform people of all ages about the benefits of recycling.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Plastic in different forms is sorted into different files at the Waste Management recycle center.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Cans sit in a hopper, to be baled. The material recycled here is the equivalent of saving 24,180 trees, 178,963 gallons of oil, and 12 million gallons of water each month.