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Study: Cigarette butts are most common type of litter on Chicago’s beaches

Dive Brief: A new study from Loyola University Chicago has found that cigarette butts are still the most common type of litter found at local beaches even though lakefront smoking has been banned since 2007, as reported by the Chicago … Continue Reading

Waste Dive · Dec 28, 2016

TerraCycle and Colgate-Palmolive Company Launch New Oral Care Sustainability Initiative

  TerraCycle’s national programs repurpose and recycle non-recyclable waste materials, such as cigarette butts, snack packaging and beauty products, etc.   TerraCycle China joins Colgate-Palmolive Company in announcing the Colgate Oral Care National Recycling Program — This is an inaugural … Continue Reading

Waste 360 · Dec 27, 2016

Because You Asked: How Should I Dispose of Broken Luggage?

Holiday travel may take a toll on your old suitcases, but don’t give up on them yet. With some creativity, they can still be useful.   Dear Recyclebank: What is the best way to dispose of, or repurpose, broken luggage? … Continue Reading

Recyclebank · Dec 27, 2016

Brands are using social media to reach #consciousconsumers

Consumers increasingly want to patronize the types of companies that demonstrate an alignment with their personal values. This marketplace shift can be largely attributed to consumers of Millennial age, who are now the nation’s largest living generation and make up a quarter … Continue Reading

Treehugger · Dec 23, 2016

Safety gear recycling

Does your company need a zero-waste solution for safety equipment and protective gear? Use the Zero Waste Box to recycle safety products such as masks, disposable garments, gloves, hair nets and shoe covers. Ship your recycled waste to TerraCycle. The … Continue Reading

Safety + Health · Dec 20, 2016

Eco-Conscious Tips for Last-Minute Holiday Prep

Holiday preparations often bring to mind shopping, wrapping gifts and parties against a backdrop of twinkling lights and whimsical decorations. Understandably, the holidays are also a time that we experience a degree of stress, which may cause us to prioritize … Continue Reading

Green Living Ideas · Dec 19, 2016

How to recycle toys, Christmas gear

Toys! Toys! Toys! Tis the season for more toys, new toys, old toys and sadly broken toys. Whatever can be done with the old and broken toys? Ideally reuse or recycling the toys. In Otsego County, the Recycling Program bins … Continue Reading

Gaylord Herald Times · Dec 19, 2016

Eco-Conscious Tips for Last-Minute Holiday Prep

Holiday preparations often bring to mind shopping, wrapping gifts and parties against a backdrop of twinkling lights and whimsical decorations. Understandably, the holidays are also a time that we experience a degree of stress, which may cause us to prioritize … Continue Reading

Green Living Ideas · Dec 19, 2016

How to recycle toys, Christmas gear

Toys! Toys! Toys! Tis the season for more toys, new toys, old toys and sadly broken toys. Whatever can be done with the old and broken toys? Ideally reuse or recycling the toys. In Otsego County, the Recycling Program bins … Continue Reading

Gaylord Herald Times · Dec 19, 2016

BAUSCH + LOMB LAUNCHES CONTACT LENS, BLISTER RECYCLING PROGRAM

Contact lenses and blister packaging can now be recycled through a new program from Bausch + Lomb that also donates to blindness-prevention group for each pound recycled. read…Global eye health company Bausch + Lomb has launched a national recycling program … Continue Reading

MyInforms.com · Dec 18, 2016