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Star Tribune | Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Will people recycle more if they get rewarded?

Allied Waste and Recyclebank are working together in the Twin Cities Metro Area to dramatically increase household recycling rates. Read More

The Philadelphia Inquirer | Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Cherry Hill Moves towards Sustainability

Cherry Hill is fast on their way to becoming a model town of sustainability, and Recyclebank is one of the most popular initiatives sweeping the township, nearly doubling recycling rates along the way. Read More

Fox Business | Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Recyclebank Pays Homeowners to recycle

Learn how being green can be wonderful for the planet and an incredible business model in this interview with Recyclebank CEO and CO-Founder, Ron Gonen. Read More

Plenty Magazine | Tuesday, September 2, 2008

The Plenty 20 Awards for 2008

There are game changers and there are world changers. Take a look at Plenty's second annual list honoring the top 20 people and corporations whose aim is to better the planet. Read More

Plenty Magazine | Monday, July 28, 2008

Turning Your Trash into Cash

The concept behind Recyclebank is simple: because economic incentives motivate recycling more effectively than green principles, reward people for recycling and watch the rates soar. The Recyclebank system is quick and painless: each customer on the garbage route gets a bin fitted with a computer chip. When garbage trucks pick up the bins, they weigh the bins and scan the cards, keeping track of how much each family is recycling. For every pound of material recycled, participants earn 2.5 Recyclebank points which can then be cashed in at retailers like Bed, Bath and Beyond, CVS Pharmacy, and Petco. Read More

The Boston Globe | Sunday, July 27, 2008

Residents find recycling has its just reward

"We've educated them, we've rewarded them, and we've given them better tools to do it," Anthony Casali, Recyclebank's regional manager for the New England area, said of the company's customers. "Ultimately, that works out to great recycling numbers. And you sustain that." Read More

NPR: All Things Considered | Friday, July 25, 2008

What's Behind A Patchwork of Recycling Rules

Right now, there is a strong market for most recyclables and plenty of tax money to be saved by getting us to recycle more. Enough to keep Ron Gonen, chief executive of Recyclebank, in business. Recyclebank is a private company that contracts with local jurisdictions. So far, it services more than 100,000 homes and is expanding rapidly. Gonen's idea is to not just make it easy to recycle, but to make it financially rewarding. Read More

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