recycling

Your Guide to Upcycling Everyday Household Items

Your Guide to Upcycling Everyday Household Items

It’s time to turn your trash into your treasure. You can sort your recycling all you want, but the sad reality is that more than 146 million tons of trash end up in landfills every year, with the average American contributing roughly five pounds of trash every day.1 There’s no sugarcoating it — the state […]

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    Carlsberg Beer Tests New Plant-Based, Recyclable Bottle

    Carlsberg Beer Tests New Plant-Based, Recyclable Bottle

    Carlsberg is trialing a new greener way to drink beer. The Danish beer company launched its new Fibre Bottle on Wednesday – that’s a bottle made from wood fibers on the outside and plant-based polymers on the inside, according to the company website. The entire bottle is both biobased and recyclable, with the exception of […]

    Top 25 Recycling Facts and Statistics for 2022

    Top 25 Recycling Facts and Statistics for 2022

    Are you curious about the state of recycling in 2022? Check out our updated list for 25 of the most relevant statistics on the recycling industry.  Considering the EPA hasn’t released an updated report on the state of recycling and waste since 2018, it can be difficult to get an idea of how the recycling […]

    ‘This is What Environmental Justice Looks Like’: Majority Latino Community Wins Victory Against Polluting Metal Shredder

    ‘This is What Environmental Justice Looks Like’: Majority Latino Community Wins Victory Against Polluting Metal Shredder

    A majority Latino neighborhood on Chicago’s Southeast Side has won a major environmental justice victory. On Friday, the city denied a permit for a metal shredder that community members fought with a month-long hunger strike last year. “This is a testament to the love and pride we have for the Southeast Side,” activist Gina Ramirez […]