recycling

Novelis evercan

New Aluminum Can Boasts 90 Percent Recycled Content

Environmentalists and beer lovers alike can raise their glasses in a toast: Aluminum manufacturer and recycler Novelis has unveiled an aluminum beverage can…
e waste, electronic waste, federal government

U.S. Federal Government Amps Up E-Waste Reuse and Recycling

The federal government is closer to becoming more aggressive managing the recycling, reuse and eventual disposal of electronic goods.
colgate

Colgate-Palmolive Commits to Recyclable Packaging

Colgate-Palmolive recently committed to making 100 percent of its packaging fully recyclable for three of four product categories by 2020.
The Radchenko-Halabi family of New York City pose with one week’s worth of their household’s trash, as part of Glad’s Waste in Focus project. Recyclables are on the left-hand side of the photo, and items destined for the landfill are on the right.

Can Glad Start a National Conversation on Waste?

How much waste do you throw away every day? That’s the question the Glad Products Co. hopes people will ask themselves after viewing…
TerraCycle Zero Waste Box

TerraCycle Wants to Help Businesses Go Zero Waste

TerraCycle is known for collecting materials that can’t be recycled through traditional curbside recycling programs – like chip bags, water filters and cigarette…
plasticwaste

Southeast Manufacturers Join to Spur Job Creation Through Recycling

Recycling is a growth industry, but recycling's beneficial economic impacts in terms of job creation and boosting local economies are underappreciated and undervalued.…
AlaskaAir_jet

Alaska Air Group Sets Aggressive Sustainability Goals

Alaska Air Group, which operates Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, has reduced greenhouse gases by 30.4 percent per revenue mile since the 2004…

Apple Brings iPhone Buyback Program to Canada

Apple enthusiasts in the U.S. looking to upgrade their iPhones have been able to trade in their old devices for a newer model…
pbresee

Live Chat with Phil Bresee: Recycling Director, City of Philadelphia

Join the online conversation with Nick Aster and Phil Bresee on Wed, March 5th at 4:00pm PST / 7:00pm EST. Leave your questions…
bluecancaseswide

Pop the Blue Can for Water in an Emergency

Blue Can Pure Water comes in recyclable single serve aluminum cans with a 50-year, shelf-life.
REI

REI Encourages Consumers to Go Green, Reduce Packaging This Holiday Season

As consumers hit the stores this holiday season, REI is reminding them to vote with their dollars. Pointing to its own recent success…
Amazon

Amazon Continues Its Battle Against “Wrap Rage”

Clamshell packaging isn't just a hassle for consumers, it's also bad for the environment. Here's how Amazon is addressing the problem.
Coastal Landfill.

UK Landfill Tax is Set to Rise Fast

Landfill taxes in the UK have been growing steadily since their inception in 1996. Calls for them to be increased dramatically are now…
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Patagonia “Anti” Black Friday Campaign Urges Customers to Repair Worn Clothing

Clothing retailer Patagonia released a short film called Worn Wear to promote re-purposing worn clothing.
Care to recycle

5 Reasons Why Johnson & Johnson’s Tumblr Recycling Campaign is Likely to Fail

5 reasons why J&J's new campaign on Tumblr "Care to recycle,” which is “a gentle reminder to recycle empty containers from the bathroom"…