Tag: plastic

  • What You Recycle has an Impact on What Becomes New Products!

    by levent

    If you want to make sure the paper products that you place at the front curb have a better chance of becoming new products, don’t even think about tossing plastic grocery bags or greasy pizza boxes in to your recycling bins. Chicago area recycling companies are urging residents and business to be mindful of what […]

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  • Recycling Tips for a Greener and Cleaner Hawaii

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    By Adriam McDermott Recycling is a green alternative to landfills.  Before considering recycling, it is worthwhile to understand that if we really wish to tackle the issue of pollution and waste disposal then we need to incorporate the three Rs – reduce, reuse, and recycle. When we reduce the amount we consume, and use well-designed […]

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  • Kroger Phasing Out Single-Use Plastic Bags

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    The Kroger Co. announced it will phase out single-use plastic bags and transition to reusable bags across its family of stores by 2025. Seattle-based QFC will be the company’s first retail division to phase out single-use plastic bags. The company expects QFC’s transition to be completed in 2019. “As part of our Zero Hunger | Zero […]

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  • Plastic Straws Causing Incalculable Damage to Global Marine Ecology

    by levent

    Each year, 8 million metric tons of plastic waste enters the world’s oceans. Millions of plastic straws are used and disposed each day. The straws are usually made from polypropylene and are not truly degradable. Most recycling programs are loath to accept straws because straws are too light and fall off sorters. They are often […]

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