5 Innovations for the Future of Coffee Cup Recycling

Unfortunately, paper coffee cup recycling is not widely available throughout North America yet. These single-use coffee cups are actually a huge problem for recycling contamination. There are many contributing factors to the reality that they aren’t usually accepted for recycling, but the fact that they

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Do You Really Understand Your Recycling Program? (Questions Answered)

Most people think they have a solid grasp on the concept of recycling: You send your used materials to the recycling center, then they get separated and sent to be turned into new products. While this is essentially true, there are so many more intricacies

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Climate Savings and Your Climate Footprint (How Recycling Can Save You Money) 

Most of us recycle because we want to help the environment, make an impact on global warming, and reduce our waste, but you might not have known recycling can also save you money.  Typically, when you think of how to measure the environmental impact of

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All About Plastic Film Recycling (Ways To Recycle More Plastic)

We often focus on issues surrounding plastic bag recycling, but there is an important type of plastic that is commonly overlooked: plastic film and wrap. Plastic film recycling is a category of soft plastic that is similar to plastic grocery bags. The common exclusion of

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8 Spring Cleaning Ideas (and How to Get the Whole Family Involved)

Every year, it’s a good idea to spruce up the home with some spring cleaning. Not only does it reduce clutter and help bring life back into tired decor, but spring cleaning is also good for your health! Reducing clutter leads to lower levels of

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How to Adapt to a Plastic Bag Ban and Fight Plastic Pollution

The ever-growing shift in legislation to create plastic bag bans has residents shifting their shopping habits. Governments are taking action against environmental plastic pollution concerns by banning single-use plastic bags and other plastic packaging. Let’s take a deeper look into why this is happening and

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