Waste & Recycling

Waste & Recycling

Which Countries Buy Garbage? - The Global Waste Trade
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
01·05·23
The world produces so much waste because of the industrialization of societies and economies at large. The global waste trade moves a lot more of our trash around the world than you might think - which countries buy garbage? And we explore the trade in global waste.
Ideas to Reduce Christmas Food Waste This Holiday Season
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
12·06·22
Christmas is a time for fun, family, and food. But what happens to all the food that's left over after the holiday? In the UK, households will throw out about half of the food they bought for Christmas and New Year's celebrations. That's a lot of uneaten food! Christmas food waste not only costs money […]
Can You Recycle Paper Towels?
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
11·24·22
For many of us, paper towels are a staple item. We stash them around our home for wiping dirty surfaces, liquid spills, and much more. But where do these paper products end up after use? Can we recycle paper towels?
What To Do With Old Tupperware & Plastic Food Containers
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
11·23·22
Tupperware has become synonymous with plastic food containers. After its introduction in the 1940s, tupperware parties became a thing, and many households quickly adopted tupperware as a kitchen staple. As a result, many homes have at least a set of tupperware over five years old. This article explores how to repurpose and recycle your old […]
World Food Day: A Journey Towards a Hunger-Free World
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BY Chinny Verana ·
10·16·22
Celebrate World Food Day by understanding its history, importance, and the challenges it addresses. Discover crucial facts and explore various initiatives combating this issue. Learn how you can make a difference by supporting this worthy cause. Together, we can work towards a world with zero hunger.
Are Trash Bags Recyclable?
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
10·10·22
While we try to avoid plastic packaging in our sustainability journey, we can easily forget about the trash bags we use to put waste in our trash bins. Most homes use the ubiquitous plastic garbage bag to store all of our leftovers before they are collected and taken away, out of sight, out of mind. […]
How To Conduct a Waste Audit for Your Business
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
10·08·22
Do you know that taking out the trash could be costing your business money? From the disposal of food scraps to pharmaceutical waste, glass, and organic waste, your company's daily operations produce waste. For effective waste management and waste reduction, you need to get data. Here we look at what waste audits are, why and […]
World Clean Up Day: Toward Responsible Consumption
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BY Mike Gomez ·
09·17·22
Explore World Clean Up Day and understand the remarkable efforts for proper waste disposal worldwide. Do your part in making our planet cleaner and healthier.
How To Preserve Food At Home, Methods, Guidance, And Tips
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
09·09·22
When you know how to preserve food at home, you can eliminate food waste in your home, reduce your carbon footprint and help conserve agricultural resources. The goal of preserving food is not just to prevent spoilage but also to maintain its nutritional value and tastiness.
Can You Recycle Coffee Bags?
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
08·19·22
Billions of coffee lovers enjoy a steaming cup of coffee every single day. Their coffee beans and grounds come in different types of packaging. If your favorite coffee brand comes in a bag, you might find recycling it a little more challenging than other types of packaging. Can you recycle coffee bags at all?
Environmental Impact of Microplastics
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
08·13·22
Plastic pollution is a global environmental problem. Whereas most of us are conscious of plastic bags and other single-use plastics, microplastics pose a less obvious form of plastic pollution. However, microplastics are everywhere, in our drinking water, air, and the food we consume. We explore the environmental impacts of microplastics.
Interview: Angela Haseltine Pozzi, CEO & Artist, ReUPit: Less Waste. More Art.
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BY Selva Ozelli ·
07·22·22
Selva Ozelli interviews Angela Haseltine Pozzi about her new project, ReUPit - Art to Save the Earth. Featuring some of her latest work and upcoming large installations Angela shares her experiences of using art to gain awareness of plastic pollution and its link to climate change,
#TRVSTLOVES - Answers To The Plastic Crisis
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BY Sam Colyer ·
06·28·22
Welcome to #TRVSTLOVES. We curate news, ideas, and inspiration from worldwide that demonstrate how real action can accomplish a positive social impact. This time we’re looking at how the discovery of a new enzyme might be the answer to the plastic crisis, how we got ourselves in such difficulties in the first place, and why […]
Can You Compost Coffee Grounds? And Are They Good for the Garden?
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
06·21·22
Many people worldwide enjoy a morning coffee to get the energy to kick start the day. People often throw coffee grounds away. For a greener world, composting is a better solution for disposing of coffee grounds. Composting contributes to creating nutrient-rich soil for gardens.
What To Do With Old Underwear, Bras & Socks?
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
06·20·22
We all have a bunch of used underwear with a worn-out elastic strap, holes, and discolorations piling up somewhere in our closets or underwear drawer. So what do you do when your old panties or briefs begin to slack, and the old bras fall apart? Read on as we look at sustainable ways to get […]
What To Do With Old Phone Cases? - Recycling and Reuse
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
06·17·22
Phone cases have become a staple to accompany your new phone, ranging from muted minimalism to bright colors, personalized prints, and rabbit ears. However, the need for a new phone case increases with new phones coming every year in varying shapes, sizes, and port locations. Here's what to do with old phone cases.
Can You Compost Bread?
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
05·12·22
Since bread is a staple, you might wonder what to do with leftover bread. Composting bread differs from household to household, with people having different opinions. This articles explores the composting process for bread and everything you need to know about turning bread into compost.
Guide To Zero Waste Resource Management
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
05·03·22
We’ve been noticing shifts in public consciousness around how we use and dispose of products. Here we explore taking a new approach to waste management and how we can better conserve natural resources. This will serve as a guide to materials management and prevent wasting resources. 
Can You Compost Cheese and Dairy Products?
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
04·29·22
Cheese is a kitchen staple and has many nutritional benefits. Now the question is, what do you do with the leftover cheese in your fridge? Can you compost cheese and dairy products? Well, the answer isn’t exactly straightforward. 
Can You Compost Banana Peels?
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
04·27·22
Bananas are one of the most nutritious foods on the planet. They are rich in potassium, calcium, vitamins, and many other nutrients. You also have to deal with getting rid of the banana peels after eating them. This brings us to the question; what do you do with your banana peels? Can you add banana […]
Can You Recycle Paper Plates? Are The Compostable?
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
04·20·22
In today’s world of fast food and eating out, paper plates have become a norm. We use them in outdoor gatherings, picnics, and get-togethers. They are also easy to clean up and dispose of. The question you may ask is since paper plates come from trees, can you recycle them?
Urban Composting and Compost Bins for Apartments and City Living
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
03·05·22
Composting is available to you whether you have a garden, access to community gardens, or a small balcony space. No matter where you find yourself, you can make use of food scraps and organic material. By diverting organic materials from landfills, we can contribute to a better and cleaner world. If you’re a city dweller […]
Can You Recycle Notebooks?
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
03·04·22
Notebooks are a staple in almost every space we find ourselves in. We use them within the home, in offices and also in schools. Since notebooks have short life spans, the question of “can you recycle notebooks?” arises. If you’re out of reuse options, this article will provide helpful information on how to recycle notebooks.
Can You Recycle Tissue Paper? And Ideas for Reuse
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
02·13·22
Although tissue paper and wrapping paper come from paper pulp which comes from wood, there are challenges. This article will cover what you need to know regarding the relationship between tissue paper and the recycling process.
Can You Compost Rice for Sustainable Leftovers?
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
02·09·22
Rice is a staple in many homes, so it’s no surprise that the question, “can you compost rice?” may pop into people’s minds. Even with the knowledge of composting, sometimes it can be tricky to identify what and what not to add to a compost bin. If you’re unsure what to do with leftovers of […]
Are Milk Cartons Recyclable? & How to Dispose of Paper Cartons?
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
01·03·22
Milk and juice often come in paper cartons. Without a doubt, these containers create waste. So as a consumer, what then can you do to keep unnecessary waste out of landfills? Can you recycle milk cartons? The answer is yes, you can, but recycling alone will not solve the problem.
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