Find Out What Makes Reusable Recycling Bags So Great Reusable shopping bags can change the world by eliminating single-use plastic bags. Our reusable recycling bags can take things a step further and change the world by improving recycling of all household items. Reusable bags provide a significant value, and reusable recycling bags have emerged as […]
WASTECON Rocks with Industry Leaders, Innovation and Reusable Recycling Bags! We recently participated in WASTECON 2018 and it was a blast. This year’s conference was held in Nashville. We met so many amazing people who are working on some really innovative solutions to streamline the solid waste industry in North America. We enjoyed meeting so […]
Find Out The Latest News on the Plastic Bag Ban Movement in The United States Efforts to ban single-use plastic bags are continuing to move forward all over the United States. Find out the latest news on which United States’ cities and towns have passed or are considering passing disposable plastic bag bans. Get a […]
Solving The Multi-Family Residential Recycling Dilemma Recycling in multi-family unit dwellings is a challenge. Space is limited and compliance from and education for residents on your recycling program can be challenging. This week the crew from Factory Direct Promos is heading to Las Vegas for the 50th anniversary of the Waste Expo to share a solution that […]
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Marketers Losing Faith In Facebook Marketers are starting to lose faith in what was once an incredible platform for advertisers and brands. Back in the good old days, you could expect to get the same amount of traffic to your website from posting content on Facebook as you could from Google. My how times have […]
For 10 years now, New York has struggled with efforts to pass bag fees or even plastic bag bans. Every time it seems like a fee is inevitable, there is a setback that erases the previous plans. While efforts have stalled in New York City, cities and counties throughout the rest of New York state have successfully passed plastic bag bans and fees. We have written about the pros and cons of banning plastic bags in the past. Keep reading to learn more about the plastic bag ban movement in New York state and check out our map of plastic bag bans to learn about the global movement.
Tenant recycling programs are a challenge to implement, but this is a challenge that needs to be met head on in Iowa City. A new regulation mandates Iowa City to implement apartment recycling by the end of the year. Here’s what your complex needs to know about the new recycling mandate and an easy and effective solution.
A large rental market and low recycling rates pushed officials in Iowa City to take a stand. Renters in multifamily homes and apartment buildings typically do not recycle, but by the end of 2018 all multifamily apartments and condominiums with more than four units must provide recycling for tenants. The new law aims to streamline waste management to better serve the community, but an effective solution is required to address the difficulties renters face when recycling. Reusable recycling bags offer an easy solution for tenants, property managers and landlords to follow the new law.
As discarded plastic builds up many governments are looking for solutions. The notion of charging fees on plastic packaging items has slowly been gaining in popularity. Disposable plastic bag fees are in place throughout the U.S. and a proposed British cup tax could drastically reduce plastic use. That is if consumers are willing to change their ways over a fee.