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Trash diverted into treasure at A.G. Baillie Memorial School

Noah Fievet and Sam Wagner, students at A.G. Baillie Memorial School, show the recyclables collected by the school that will be turned into new products, while also raising money for the school. NEW GLASGOW – A.G. Baillie Memorial School is … Continue Reading

The News - New Glasgow Online · May 18, 2017

Paradise Knoll competing in playground challenge

OAK RIDGE — Paradise Knoll Green Team is competing to win a playground made from recycled oral care waste through the fourth annual Recycled Playground Challenge, courtesy of Colgate-Palmolive (“Colgate”), the global oral care leader; ShopRite, which has more than … Continue Reading

The Advertiser-News South · May 17, 2017

Coast Cleanup Awareness Day

The Ocean Blue Project, whose main focus is to protect and conserve the environment through education and by providing service learning projects, has some exciting news. Founder Richard Arterbury and his team’s efforts gained the attention of Governor Kate Brown, … Continue Reading

Corvallis Advocate · May 17, 2017

From butts to benches: Help bring cigarette recycling to Philly

If ripping butts were an arena sporting event, Philly would show up wheezing and take home the title belt every year. We have more cigarette smokers than any of the 10 largest U.S. cities, according to the Centers for Disease … Continue Reading

Philadelphia Weekly · May 16, 2017

2017 be Waste Wise Pioneers List – Organizations

We are proud to announce the 2017 be Waste Wise Pioneers List which recognizes the 30 organizations that are effectively sharing solutions to waste management and stories about their work. We analyzed 900 social media accounts to find this year’s Pioneers, an increase from 750 in … Continue Reading

WasteWise.com · May 15, 2017

What story does your recycled plastic tell consumers?

If branding is all about telling a story, generic post-consumer recycled content may be lacking in that department. Sourced from recycled material suppliers selling resins aggregated from one or many municipal recycling facilities, generic recycled materials (that is “rPET” or … Continue Reading

Packaging Digest · May 12, 2017

Beach Plastic: A Recycling Story

The plastic waste accumulated in oceans is like something out of a horror movie. According to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF), 95% of the value of plastic packaging material, worth $80-120 billion annually, is lost to the economy and on the … Continue Reading

Plastics Technology · May 12, 2017

Listen Up, Marie Kondo: Here Are The Questions You Should Ask Before Throwing Anything Away

Americans have a one-track mind when it comes to our trash. We want it out of sight and out of mind—as soon as possible. As “stuff” has evolved to address our demands for convenience, particularly in the food and beverage … Continue Reading

mindbodygreen · May 11, 2017

RINGOES SCHOOL COMPETING IN RECYCLED PLAYGROUND CHALLENGE

East Amwell Township School is competing to win a playground made from recycled oral care waste through the fourth annual Recycled Playground Challenge, courtesy of Colgate-Palmolive (“Colgate”), the global oral care leader; ShopRite, which has more than 260 stores in … Continue Reading

Hunterdon County News online · May 9, 2017

Community: TerraCycle, with Tom Szaky

Tom Szaky is a man with a mission to eliminate waste. Parvati Magazine caught up with him this month to inquire about some of the innovative ways he collects and repurposes hard-to-recycle waste through his global company TerraCycle. Parvati Magazine: … Continue Reading

Parvati Magazine · May 8, 2017