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St. George Music Store Hosts Free Guitar String Recycling Event

The Music Store in St George is hosting a free guitar string recycling event to recycle old and used guitar strings Friday, October 7 at 3:00 p.m. Musicians can bring in their old strings for recycling, as well as get … Continue Reading

The Independent Online · Sep 25, 2016

Office Depot Announces New Binder Recycling Program

Office Depot Inc., a provider of office products and services through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, has announced the launch of its “Binder RecyclingProgram,” which will allow shoppers to recycle old binders through a recycling company called TerraCycle. Currently, shoppers can bring any old empty binder to an Office Depot, … Continue Reading · Sep 23, 2016

The ‘pouch-ization’ of the world

In a fast-paced world where convenience is currency, a continuing prominent trend in product packaging is the use of flexible plastic pouches. More consumers are choosing pouches over traditional glass, paper and metal packaging, and even rigid plastics, as global market … Continue Reading

Packaging Digest · Sep 23, 2016

Dispelling myths about bio-based materials

Biodegradable? Environmentally friendly? Altered performance? Better than recycled? With bio-based materials’ checkered past in the past, what remains a truth or a myth? Lux Research maintains that new bio-based materials and chemicals offer performance advantages over petro-based; bio-based products manufacturer … Continue Reading

Sustainable Manufacturer Network · Sep 19, 2016

Recyclebank Offers Tips For A Greener Halloween

10. Dispose Of All Leftover Candy (Or Just Wrappers), Sustainably. The bad news is that the candy itself isn¹t compostable, but the good news is that there are programs that accept candy wrappers, like Terracycle¹s mail-in recycling program. If you¹re … Continue Reading

PA Environment Digest Blog · Sep 16, 2016

Southington’s DePaolo Middle School Runner-Up

DePaolo Middle School has been named the second runner up in the “Recycled Playground Challenge,” courtesy of Colgate, ShopRite, and recycling pioneer TerraCycle. DePaolo earned a total of 8,494 Playground Credits by recycling waste and through online voting to place … Continue Reading

Record Journal online · Sep 14, 2016

Planning For The End: Prioritizing Product Reuse And Recycling Can Help Your Business

Today’s retail landscape is characterized by a constant stream of product releases and innovation. Coupled with planned product obsolescence, this leaves the world with a massive amount of excess inventory and a growing stream of product waste. According to Sustainable … Continue Reading · Sep 13, 2016

For Large Corporations, the Potential for Positive Environmental Impact Is Huge

Recycling and sustainability are becoming increasingly visable as key factors for action at the consumer-level. The need for environmentally-sound practices has galvanized companies around the world, and it’s no coincidence that the world’s most admired companies are sustainability stars; consumers … Continue Reading

Huffington Post · Sep 12, 2016

Commission to educate about recycling

VILLA PARK – Villa Park’s Environmental Concerns Commission will offer a recycling drop-off location Sept. 10 during the village’s Oktoberfest. The Environmental Concerns Commission also will be running a booth from noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 10 at Oktoberfest to … Continue Reading

My Suburban Life · Sep 9, 2016

Recycling old school binders for the environment

Recycling old school binders when purchasing new ones is being offered to shoppers by Terracycle at Office Depot and OfficeMax stores. Office Depot has teamed with Trenton-based Terracycle, which collects and repurposes hard-to-recycle, post-consumer waste. Shoppers can bring any old, … Continue Reading

Burlington County Times · Sep 9, 2016