While the traditional marches and celebrations can’t happen for the 50th Earth Day on Wednesday, one local organization is encouraging people to participate in social-distancing-friendly ways, such as making homemade signs to display in windows and post on social media.
Certain plastics are the latest casualty as Harrisonburg feels more effects of the shifting global recycling landscape
Once again, the global marketplace for recycled materials has caused a ripple effect in Harrisonburg — this time ending collection of No. 3 through No. 7 plastics like yogurt cups and certain microwave-safe containers. It’s also a change that will send tons more trash to the landfill.