Recycling isn’t always easy, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Find out how reusable recycling bags resolve the most common reasons people don’t recycle.
Does recycling disposable plastic bags work? An independent study indicates it doesn’t. Trackers placed inside disposable plastic bags dropped off at recycling facilities indicated that most were not recycled. Find out more about this study and learn why going reusable is more of a guarantee of your green efforts than recycling is and how businesses can benefit from it.
How One Community Is Making a Difference Not all trash is, well, trash. Sometimes people have items they no longer want or need that still have a lot of use left to them. Sending these items to a landfill is wasteful and it also fills up a landfill prematurely. A recent article published by Waste […]
Align Your Strategy to Support Your Customers and Grow Your Business Customer experience matters, and providing the right experience can keep your customers coming back. Much like it impacted everything, the COVID-19 pandemic has shaped the customer experience. A recent study conducted by Right Point zeros in on some significant points that will impact the […]
Reusable Recycling Bags Are an Easy Solution to a Complex Problem Working from home, at least in some capacity, appears to be a change brought about by COVID-19 that is here to stay. So many changes have resulted from people making the shift from working in offices to working from home (WFH). And one of […]
Popular Toymaker Launches Plan to Keep Materials In-Play Going green matters and a recent trend in the toy industry stands to make a major impact on how past-their-prime toys are handled. Several leading brands have launched plans to repurpose or recycle toys, so these items can continue to bring joy and not take up space […]
A Simple Solution That Delivers Results Working from Home (WFH) appears to be here to stay. While lots of employees like the flexibility WFM provides, it’s also an opportunity to go green. Eliminating, or drastically reducing time spent commuting reduces vehicle emissions and makes a difference, but there’s so much more you and your team […]
Take Care of Business While Going Green Despite all of the challenges and setbacks brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, one surprising benefit is the ability to work from home (WFH). There was a lot of trial and error in the beginning and there have certainly been frustrations, but now that a lot of employees […]
Is your business ready to close the loop in 2021 with recycling and reusables? Find out what a circular economy is exactly and what this means for your business in 2021 and beyond.
#GoReusableNow and Show Your School Spirit The name is different, but the mission is staying the same. RecycleMania is now known as Campus Race to Zero Waste. This organization strives to help colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada find effective solutions in order to reach the goal of going zero waste. This is […]
A Look Back at Our Top Eco-Friendly Stories Green news is always in demand, and we work hard to provide eco-friendly updates and stories. From tips around recycling and updates on the bag ban movement, there are always new developments and eco-information to share. Since retrospective lists are always fun this time of year, we […]
We share some great tips for going green this holiday season and well into the New Year. Find out how we can help your customers use less paper and cardboard and make recycling easy!
Bay State Going Green and Streamlining Waste Stream Significant changes that will have a severe impact on the waste stream are coming to Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) recently awarded $3.2 million. The MassDEP SMRP grant money aims to minimize trash carted off to landfills, increase recycling, […]
Dayton’s Two-Strike Recycling Rule Works to Decrease Wishcycling. Could Simplifying Recycling Work Instead? Recycling seems easy enough, but that is just not always the case. Sometimes it’s very easy to identify if an item can be recycled, but other times it can be hard to make the call. Trying to recycle non-recyclable items has a […]
How to Help Tenants and the Planet Multi-family dwellings, like apartments, condos, and townhomes typically have very low recycling rates. The inability to recycle means residents toss recyclable items in the trash because that is their only option. This places a burden on the local waste stream, contributes to landfills reaching capacity much quicker, and […]
Getting to the Bottom of a Common Recycling Question Single-use plastic bags seem harmless enough. They make it easy to carry groceries and other items home from the store, but then what? Some people repurpose them as trash bags but then they end up in a landfill and the materials are lost. Recycling seems like […]
Why It Pays to Read the Labels When Recycling Wishcycling is the act of tossing an item in a recycling bin when you’re really not sure if it can be recycled. This seems harmless enough, but it can actually have some pretty serious consequences if you guess wrong. This behavior is incredibly normal and wishcycling […]
Is recycling worth it? Do your efforts even matter? We looked at some stats to determine if you should really even bother when it comes to recycling.
Ditch Wishcycling to Improve Recycling Efforts Recycling is a great way to streamline the waste stream and make the most of the existing materials while conserving resources. However, the process of recycling is only effective when materials that can, in fact, be recycled are tossed into the proper bin. When items that cannot be recycled […]
Outreach Helps People Understand How to Recycle Earlier, we wrote about proposed legislation that could tremendously help the recycling industry. The inspiration for these posts came from our friends at SWANA. Essentially, both pieces of legislation would provide financial resources to state and local governments with the intent to improve outreach around recycling. We are […]