Why are Single-Use Plastics Such a Concern?

Single Use Plastics

Statistics around single-use plastic are staggering. For instance, according to National Geographic, nearly a million plastic beverage bottles are sold a minute and only nine percent of all plastic globally is recycled. This leads to tens of billions of pounds of plastic waste sent to landfills a year - and billions of pounds of plastic waste ending up in our rivers and oceans, too.
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Zero Waste Myths

Zero Waste Myths

Going zero waste doesn’t happen overnight, especially for businesses and corporations that have a wide array of employees, operations and logistics to consider first. While the goal of zero waste is to reduce consumption, reuse as much as possible, send nothing to a landfill and - as a last alternative - to recycle and compost leftover waste, this theory is not always possible in reality. If your facility is thinking about joining the zero-waste movement, but you’re not sure where to start or how to make the commitment, don’t worry.
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5 Ways to Improve Your Facility's Waste Management Program in 2019

Waste Management

Whether you run a restaurant, grocery store, retail center, movie theater or any number of other waste-creating businesses, there is high chance that your facility is not operating as efficiently as it could when it comes to waste management. There is room for growth everywhere - as long as your facility is not already certified zero waste, that is.
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Sell It or Scrap It: How to Handle your Recycling Program

Recycling Program

Have you noticed a rise in your recycling costs? You’re not alone. Because of new trade policies, the waste management industry is seeing this trend throughout the country.
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How Restaurants Can Improve Plastic Use

Plastic Pollution

The use of plastic can sometimes be unpreventable, as it serves many purposes and plays a vital role in our everyday lives. One of the great advantages of many types of plastic is that it’s designed to last for a very long time: nearly all of the plastic ever created still exists in some form today.
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E-Waste & its Negative Effects on the Environment

Electronic Waste

A few questions to consider: do you still watch movies from a VCR player? More than likely, no. Are you purchasing the latest cell phone every time a new one is released?
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