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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]
02 October 2014

Ways to Reuse Coffee – And Why It’s Much More than Just a Pick Me Up

   Coffee is a pretty amazing thing, besides providing the fuel for many of us to be functioning human beings in the morning – its usefulness goes above and beyond a quick pick me up. Before throwing out the grounds from your next pot of coffee, keep them, dry them out (allow them to air dry, laying them on a ... [Read more]
26 September 2014

Recycled Toilet Paper – Saving the Environment one Wipe at a Time

When it comes to toilet paper most people don’t think “green” (well…depending on what you eat) – but in all seriousness Recycled Toilet Paper is another way for the eco-conscious individual wanting to lessen their impact on the planet…without resorting to leaves. Contrary to what you might originally think of when you hear recycled toilet paper, it is actually numerous ... [Read more]