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You could win a scholarship for recycling your beauty products, and here’s how

Everybody knows we should always recycle our empty cans and water bottles. But what are we supposed to do with all those makeup and shampoo containers once we’re done? Well, you could win a scholarship just by tossing them in the … Continue Reading

People en Espanol · Mar 12, 2017

CEOs spill their sustainability secrets

In 2014, Mark Lefko began writing a book on global sustainability to capture the knowledge and best practices of sustainable businesses. The book sought to prove how global sustainability is shaping the growth of the most progressive profitable multinational, Fortune … Continue Reading

GreenBiz · Mar 11, 2017

Garnier Wants You to Recycle Those Bathroom Empties

Garnier, the personal care products company owned by L’Oréal, wants you to make more of an effort to recycle those empty plastic bottles of shampoo and body wash. The company says it is looking to boost waste diversion by preventing … Continue Reading

Triple Pundit · Mar 10, 2017

This Drugstore Brand Has A Better Idea For What To Do With Your Empties

Once you’ve worn your lipstick down to a sorry nub, cut the bottom off your liquid foundation to get to the leftovers that are stuck to the sides, used a Q-tip to dig out the very last drop of your … Continue Reading

Refinery 29 · Mar 10, 2017

This Drugstore Brand Has A Better Idea For What To Do With Your Empties

Once you’ve worn your lipstick down to a sorry nub, cut the bottom off your liquid foundation to get to the leftovers that are stuck to the sides, used a Q-tip to dig out the very last drop of your … Continue Reading

Yahoo! Beauty · Mar 10, 2017

5 “Lightweighted” Items that Make a Heavy Environmental Impact

When it comes to living sustainably, less is more. Setting out to buy less, consume less and waste less often translates into a reduced carbon footprint, offsetting demand for the goods and services that put strain on the earth’s finite … Continue Reading

Green Living Ideas · Mar 10, 2017

TerraCycle to give away recycled playground to school that collects most dental waste

Schools will have a chance to win a recycled playground (like the one pictured here) by sending TerraCycle their dental waste, such as toothpaste tubes, dental floss containers and toothbrushes.COURTESY OF TERRACYCLE TRENTON >> TerraCycle, the city’s recycle-everything company, is … Continue Reading

The Trentonian · Mar 10, 2017

The Incredible Shrinking Beverage Package

Goods and services evolve to meet the needs of the modern consumer, but one thing that we always need (being 65% liquids, and all) are beverages to stay hydrated. Packaging technologies have long made big business out of bottling liquids … Continue Reading

Huffington Post · Mar 10, 2017

Sustainable Packaging Trending Among Cosmetics, Personal Care Companies

Personal care and cosmetics companies are increasingly focusing on recyclable and sustainable packaging, as evidenced by recent moves among major players Unilever, Procter & Gamble and Lush Cosmetics. In January Unilever pledged 100 percent of its plastic packaging will be … Continue Reading

Environmental Leader · Mar 9, 2017

Plastics Recycling 2017: Beyond the buzzwords

Circular economy and sustainable materials management (SMM) are buzzwords that have gained popularity recently; but, as one speaker at Plastics Recycling 2017 said, both concepts have the same goal: creating a reliable supply chain that incorporates recyclables. Nina Goodrich of … Continue Reading

Recycling Today · Mar 9, 2017