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Should you rinse your recyclables?

September 16, 2019

To rinse, or not to rinse your recyclables. That is the question. And if you do need to rinse, what about “sticky” stuff like yogurt that clings to the sides of the container? You may have pondered these questions as…

All you need to know about plastic bag recycling

September 16, 2019

If you know your recycling, you probably already know that most communities don’t accept plastic bags in their curbside bins. And if you recycle like a pro, you may know that plastic bag recycling is a thing you can do…

How bad are greasy pizza boxes for recycling?

September 16, 2019

When it comes to recycling, greasy pizza boxes are bad. Seriously bad. To understand why, let’s take a look at how paper and cardboard recycling works. The heat processes required for glass, metal or plastic recycling can burn off small…

3 ways you can participate in Global Recycling Day

September 16, 2019

For those who don’t already know, March 18th marks a very important date, the first-ever Global Recycling Day. To all of us here at Recycle Coach, #GlobalRecyclingDay isn’t just another hashtag holiday. It’s an opportunity to empower ourselves and our…