MassDEP Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Takes Off

MassDEP Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Takes Off

Bay State Going Green and Streamlining Waste Stream Big changes that will have a serious 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, […]

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Dayton to Impose Two-Strike Recycling Rule…Is There Another Option?

Dayton to Impose Two-Strike Recycling Rule…Is There Another Option?

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 […]

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What Kinds of Shopping Bags Do Consumers REALLY Want?

What Kinds of Shopping Bags Do Consumers REALLY Want?

Understanding Consumer Preferences in Shopping Bags Promotional marketing works, but only if you select an item that appeals to your customers. Reusable shopping bags are in demand partly due to awareness around the environmental benefits of going green, but also in response to an increase in single-use plastic bag bans. A recent study by our friends […]

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The Top Multi-Family Marketing Tool That’s Eco-Friendly Too

The Top Multi-Family Marketing Tool That’s Eco-Friendly Too

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 […]

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5 Ways Recycled Kraft Paper Bags Help Marine Life

5 Ways Recycled Kraft Paper Bags Help Marine Life

Why You Should Promote Your Business with Recycled Kraft Paper Bags Shopping bags come in many forms from plastic to paper to reusable. Of all these options, paper bags, specifically recycled kraft paper bags are possibly the most misunderstood. Recycled kraft paper bags are an eco-friendly choice that your customers will appreciate. With the help of […]

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What Are Microplastics and Why Do You Need to Know?

What Are Microplastics and Why Do You Need to Know?

Understanding the Impact of Plastic Particles Can Help Us Help the Environment and Our Food Chain Plastic is everywhere and such a common part of modern life. This has led to the unintended consequence of microplastic. While plastic provides useful value, it also leads to a variety of problems. These problems have led to an […]

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