Today, nearly 80% of materials intended for recycling end up in our environment - landfills, the air, and our waterways and oceans.
This is unnecessary and unacceptable - and Planet Protectors offer a better solution.
Planet Protectors is a community-based organization dedicated to reducing the quantity of refuse going into landfills through reuse, recycling and reduction of packaging and other unnecessary materials
Our Recycling System is Broken
Currently only single source recyclables are actually recycled. To make things worse, most consumers who are willing and ready to sort and prepare their waste have no idea what “single source recyclable” means.
Public Effort with Little Impact
Mandated recycling programs, pushed through trash haulers under social and political pressure, have dis-empowered the public by providing a recycle bin where over 80% of reclycable waste is going to landfill.
Grassroots Reduction & Reuse
Trash companies are not the solution to our recycling problems. Planet Protectors holds weekly recycling events at local businesses to educate and inspire our community to practical action that keeps plastics out of landfills.
Join Us & Take Action
Each week, Sasha Ablitt and a group of dedicated employees and volunteers set up shop at Ablitt’s to greet dozens of enthusiastic individuals from our local community who are passionate about making a tangible difference in our environment and our future. But participating in this program is only one of the ways you can help...
There are three primary ways you can make a difference in the success of Planet Protectors’ mission: