Waste & Recycling

Earth Day Celebrated with Negotiations, Activism, and Art Shows – Plastic Not Allowed
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BY Selva Ozelli ·
04·22·24
Selva Ozelli highlights the negotiations, activism and art shows she's involved in drawing attention to the plastic crisis this Earth Day as millions get involved in this years theme, "Planet vs. Plastic"
12 Benefits Of Composting Encouraging You To Start
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
03·12·24
Composting, a natural recycling process, offers significant economic, environmental, and societal advantages. It not only minimizes methane emissions but also reduces irrigation needs and many more. Learn about the 12 benefits of composting and how to do it correctly in this article.
40 Plastic Pollution Quotes Provoking Action and Awareness
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BY Isabela Sedano ·
03·06·24
The convenience of plastic has led to an environmental predicament, impacting our seas, air, and health. The collection of plastic pollution quotes we've gathered not only sheds light on the gravity of the situation but also stirs action. We are reminded of our role in combating this crisis by shifting towards a plastic-free lifestyle.
35 Food Waste Quotes Encouraging Changing Food Habits
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BY Isabela Sedano ·
03·06·24
As we comprehend the reality of where our food goes, these impactful food waste quotes shed light on the severity of the issue and encourage us towards responsible actions. Learn, get inspired, and be part of the change that prioritizes sustainability.
40 Recycling Quotes Inspiring A Waste-free World
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BY Isabela Sedano ·
02·22·24
As waste pollution intensifies, we see a rallying cry for collective action. Our collection of recycling quotes and sayings frames this growing concern and invites us to be part of the solution. Read eye-opening messages, grasp the urgency, and take steps toward creating a sustainable world.
Effects Of Litter Pollution And How To Prevent It
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
01·13·24
Have you ever casually tossed a candy wrapper on the sidewalk? Insignificant as it may seem, your tiny scrap contributes to a growing hazard called litter pollution. This article helps you realize the chain reaction a single piece of trash can trigger on the ecosystem and how we can mitigate its damaging effects.
How Many Turtles Die A Year From Plastic Pollution?
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
01·13·24
How many turtles die a year due to plastics? This article exposes the harsh reality of turtle mortalities globally. Our discourse focuses not only on revealing the scale of this crisis but also on inspiring action, highlighting effective strategies to safeguard the turtles.
History of Plastic Use From Parkesine To Nylon
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
01·10·24
The history of plastic use is an eye-opener to our extensive reliance on this material daily. But now, the escalating plastic pollution poses grave questions, pushing us to find effective alternatives and meaningful recycling measures.
Interview: Betsy Bowers, Global EPS Sustainability Alliance (GESA)
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BY Selva Ozelli ·
11·20·23
Selva Ozelli interviews Betsy Bowers of the Global EPS Sustainability Alliance, a collaboration between EPS manufacturers, extended producer responsibility PROs, recyclers, and others to advance the circular economy for expanded polystyrene (EPS) packaging in five continent.
Are Crocs Recyclable?
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
10·25·23
How sustainable is your pair of Crocs? Are Crocs recyclable? Explore the complexities of this famous footwear's production process, raw material sourcing, and environmental effects. We will also shed light on sustainable ways to dispose of your worn Crocs.
17 Sustainable Products Made From Recycled Ocean Plastic
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
10·16·23
In our quest to curb ocean pollution, recycled ocean plastic products offer an innovative solution. This article introduces nine varied products made from recycled ocean plastic, shedding light on how each purchase makes a tangible difference. Explore these environment-friendly options and contribute to reducing ocean waste on your next shopping trip.
Community Cleanup: Importance and Ways To Organize 
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
10·10·23
Community cleanups are an effective way of improving local environments and promoting a sense of community responsibility. In this article, we will explore the importance of community cleanup, their benefits, and how you can organize a successful event in your neighborhood.
What Is Extended Producer Responsibility And Why Is It Important? 
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
09·21·23
In this article, we unpack the concept of extended producer responsibility. We delve into why manufacturers may take on the responsibility of recycling their used products, its economic and environmental advantages, and the issues it might bring to the table. Join us as we navigate through this critical aspect of modern manufacturing strategies.
21 Uses For Shredded Paper To Try Today
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
09·15·23
Do you know all the ways you can use shredded paper? It's not only for keeping your private info and then straight to the trash. This article will teach you creative ways to use them, from eco-friendly packing and crafts to composting - learn more here.
How Does A Composting Toilet Work? Types, Benefits, And More
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
08·30·23
Interested in knowing how composting toilets work? Our comprehensive article makes the science behind these innovative, sustainable systems understandable. Discover the unique types, significant advantages, and how they contribute to an eco-conscious lifestyle.
Can You Recycle Packing Peanuts?
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
08·27·23
In this educational read, examine packing peanuts, the different types available, and their environmental footprint. Explore ways on how you can recycle packing peanuts or reuse them effectively. Furthermore, find out sustainable alternatives and be part of the solution. Click to read more!
Environmental Impact of Textile Waste
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
07·30·23
The global production of textiles and new clothing has snowballed over the last few decades. Clothing is an essential part of our lives. However, it produces significant amounts of waste throughout its life cycle. The environmental impact of textile waste is too severe on the planet for us to ignore. This article explores the causes and […]
Environmental Impact of Plastic Waste
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
07·26·23
The manufacturing process of plastic objects requires polymer materials and other petrochemicals sourced from fossil fuels, which damage the environment and disposing of such items create plastic waste. In this articles we explore the numerous environmental impacts of plastic waste in detail.
A Guide to Hot Composting: Turning Waste into Compost Faster   
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
07·17·23
The hot compost method is a quick and efficient way to turn your waste into high-quality compost for your garden. For faster composting, this guide covers all you need to know about hot composting and how to get started.   
14 Ways to Use Food Scraps & Reduce Food Waste
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
07·11·23
In our quest for sustainable living, food recycling saves costs and helps the environment. This article explores 14 ways to use food scraps. It also shares an overview of the benefits of recycling food scraps. 
17 Ways How to Reduce Paper Waste at Home
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
07·11·23
Despite our digital lists and paper-free moves, we still use a lot of paper, producing a lot of waste. Yet paper waste isn't great for the environment when we can avoid it in the first place. Read on for 17 ways to reduce paper waste in your home
Right to Repair: What's it all About and Why it Matters
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
07·03·23
Explore the critical 'Right to Repair' movement and discover how repair rights can combat planned obsolescence, reduce electronic waste, and empower consumers. Learn about the battle being waged against tech giants and why your ability to fix your own devices matters.
Food Expiration Dates: Everything You Need to Know
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
06·21·23
Studies indicate that two significant factors on food labels impact consumer choices: food prices and expiration dates. This article explores the meanings and types of dating labels. It also examines the problems associated with food date labeling, resulting in food waste, and potential solutions.
Is Rubber Biodegradable? And is it Sustainable?
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
06·20·23
Rubber is part of our daily lives. From rubber bands to car tires, containers, tools, and other rubber products, rubber is a commonly used raw material. If you’re eco-conscious or simply curious, you may wonder, is rubber biodegradable or non-biodegradable? How long does it take to decompose? Are rubber products environmentally friendly? Click on for […]
What to do With Old Cell Phones? Tips for Recycling and Disposal
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
06·20·23
Using mobile technology increases every year. As of 2021, there were 5.7 billion phone users. The more we buy new devices, the more electronic waste we produce. This article explores why you should be careful when disposing of your old device and the best ways to avoid environmental harm. It also lists ways to give […]
Is Paper Biodegradable? All About Paper Waste
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
05·15·23
Most people consider paper items and packaging to be safer for the environment than plastics. For an item or product to be safe for the environment, it has to be recyclable, biodegradable, or compostable. So, is paper biodegradable? Are the various forms of paper biodegradable? 
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