Frequently Asked Questions

I am starting a web site of my own, writing a paper, developing an educational curriculum, etc. and would like to use information from your site.

The main goal of my site is to inform, so I am happy to allow any information found on A Recycling Revolution to be reprinted and/or reused for educational purposes. A link to the site is appreciated as some of the information has been compiled from other sources and I wish to ensure credit is properly given.

May I translate your web site or portions of your web site for use on the web or print?

Again, the main goal of my site is to inform, so I am happy for people who speak languages other than English to have access to the information on A Recycling Revolution for educational purposes. Please understand though, that the information listed here is based on resources available in the United States and may not necessarily be valid in other countries. A link to the site is appreciated as some of the information has been compiled from other sources and I wish to ensure credit is properly given.

May I use your illustrations and/or photographs on my web site, educational curriculum, newsletter, etc.?

Unfortunately, no. The graphics used on my site are copyrighted stock photos and graphics and have very specific usage terms and conditions. Most can be used only if purchased or if credit is given to the original creator. There are several options for finding your own graphics and images on the web using sites such as iStock.com and bigfoto.com.

Where do you get your information?

Information for A Recycling Revolution has been compiled from various sources including the National Recycling Coalition, the Environmental Protection Agency, and Earth911.org. I encourage all visitors to this site to also visit these sites as they are subject matter experts.

Can I speak with you or one of your employees for more information?

Are you or a company representative available to speak at my school, church group, convention, etc?


A Recycling Revolution is a labor of love and is provided to help regular people like you, me and our families make sense of recycling. I am the owner, writer, webmaster, researcher and only employee. I am also a mother, homemaker and web designer and unfortunately I am unable to provide one on one assistance or consultations. For this type of communication, I suggest referring to subject matter experts such as the National Recycling Coalition, the Environmental Protection Agency, and Earth911.org.

I have used information from your web site in my paper, newsletter, column, etc. and need to know how to cite the source.

While citation format standards differ widely, the information to use for your citation is: Information compiled by D. Burden Bates and published on the World Wide Web as
A Recycling Revolution at http://www.recycling-revolution.com.

The information you provided for fact xyz seems inaccurate.

By all means, please send your concerns about any fact listed on my site that you feel is in question. I want to provide the most accurate data and information without exaggerating and using fear mongering tactics. I do my very best to represent truthful facts, but am human and can, and certainly will, make mistakes.

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