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fsc forest sustainability
24 October 2014

The Forest Stewardship Council and How to Get Certified

Have you ever wondered what that check-mark tree logo you see on so many products stands for? That symbol represents the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), a body that ensures responsible management of the world’s forests – preventing clear cutting and unsustainable deforestation practices.  Anytime you see the FSC logo on any of the goods you purchase you can rest assured ... [Read more]
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24 October 2014

Craig Busch Receives Finalist Nomination for Entrepreneur Award of Excellence

Busch Systems is pleased to announce that Craig Busch, President & CEO of The Busch Group of Companies, is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Award of Excellence inspired by Arch Brown as presented by the Barrie Chamber of Commerce. The award is designated for the person who best exemplifies entrepreneurial spirit – seeing success in such areas as growth, profit ... [Read more]
Recycled Bottles
17 October 2014

What’s So Great About A Bottle Bill?

Water bottles have become so synonymous in our daily lives that one can be forgiven for forgetting that the plastic bottle industry didn’t exist thirty years ago. The term “Bottle Bill” is a bit of a misnomer. When these laws were instated back in the late seventies and early eighties, plastic bottles were a far off convenience and yet to ... [Read more]
09 October 2014

Are fines for improper waste disposal the best tactic for increasing recycling rates?

In wake of The Seattle City Council passing a new ordinance on Monday that could mean $1 fines for people who toss too many table scraps into the trash, we take a look at the successes and pitfalls of implementing programs of this nature. This begs the question, which way is better for incentivizing people to recycle more, the carrot, ... [Read more]
09 October 2014

Barriers to the Bin: How Businesses Can Help Employees Increase Recycling Rates in the Office

It’s partially a company’s responsibility to ensure that their employees are being environmentally responsible. Recycling at work and at home can be two completely different beasts, so businesses need to make sure there aren’t any barriers in place that can put a halt to recycling efforts in the office. Lack of a Recycling Program Probably the biggest barrier to recycling ... [Read more]