recycling

From Recall to Recovery: Finding the Silver Lining in a Product Recall

A single product recall can be disastrous. But with a bit of planning, companies can turn a recall into an opportunity to recover…

Sweden Shakes Up Shopping With a Mall for Reclaimed Goods

Sweden is home to what may be the world's first shopping center selling only recycled, upcycled and repurposed goods. ReTuna operates as part…

The Journey To Corporate Zero-Waste-To-Landfill

Zero-waste-to-landfill sounds like a noble goal, and it is. But what does it mean, and how can your company get there? We spoke…

Toy Recycling Gets a Boost from Tom’s of Maine and TerraCycle

Tom’s of Maine, in a partnership with TerraCycle, says it has a solution for unwanted toys: Consumers can collect old or broken toys…

Nike Jumps On Upcycling Bandwagon With New Shoe Packaging

The new shoeboxes will be made from 100 percent post-consumer waste, including milk and orange juice containers and coffee lids.

Office Depot and TerraCycle Partner on Binder Recycling

Office Depot and market upcycling leader TerraCycle are teaming up to recycle those old binders that accumulate in our desks.

Timberland and Thread Partner to Drive Social Impact in Haiti

Timberland and Thread partnered to incorporate recycled plastic from Haiti into clothing and apparel. We spoke with both companies about the partnership and…

For Hilton, Corporate Responsibility Means Customer Trust

The hospitality industry relies heavily on creating a positive guest experience for customers across the globe. And creating a strong corporate culture that…

Garnier Wants You to Recycle Those Bathroom Empties

Garnier wants you to make more of an effort to recycle those empty plastic bottles of shampoo and body wash, and it's enlisting…

First 100 Percent Recyclable Carpet: A Sign of Hope In a Wasteful Industry

Whether it will herald a shift toward a circular economy for carpets, though, remains to be seen.

Zero Waste: Ethical Investment and Innovation That Saves Money

Zero waste seems like a heady topic, but more and more companies are taking it on as a practical business strategy. How can…

3p Weekend: Designing for the Circular Economy

These four concepts -- from the innovative to the simplistic -- prove what's possible when today's best and brightest apply circular-economic thinking to…

Unilever Wants To Keep Plastic Packaging Out Of Landfills

Something big happened in the consumer packed goods industry over the weekend, though few may have noticed. 3p's Gina-Marie Cheeseman analyzes Unilever's decision…

The Greenwashing of Carpet Waste Management

Six years ago, California signed into law the country's first carpet waste management legislation. But the state's carpet recycling rate is actually falling.…

Why Are American Recycling Rates Still Stuck At 34 Percent?

The U.S. recycling rate has remained more or less the same for the past decade. What's the deal? We spoke with an expert…