The Recycled Candle Company pop-up store wants your candle leftovers

The Recycled Candle Company has come up with an ingenious way to save tonnes of candle wax ending up in landfill each year. The Recycled Candle Company is calling on people to turn up to their London pop-up shop in Marylebone, between 17 and 23 June, with their candle leftovers, so they can be recycled into new candles. Candle wax is not classed as a recyclable … Continue reading The Recycled Candle Company pop-up store wants your candle leftovers

Recycling Lives rebuilding lives while doing their bit to save the planet

Recycling Lives is helping to change the world through recycling waste and so avoiding landfills, and providing vulnerable people with opportunities. Recycling Lives uses its commercial operations, primarily in the recycling and waste management sector, to create social good by directly supporting and sustaining its own social and charitable programmes. The award-winning recyclers aim to help vulnerable people – including the homeless and ex-offenders – … Continue reading Recycling Lives rebuilding lives while doing their bit to save the planet

Jackie Chan’s Green Heroes: Actor’s pledge to change the way humanity approaches plastic waste

Martial arts legend Jackie Chan is motivating younger generations to change the way humanity approaches environmental challenges such as plastic waste. In a joint project with National Geographic, the actor is starring in a three-part documentary series, Jackie Chan’s Green Heroes, where the Rush Hour-star gets to collaborate with environmental pioneers on projects to raise awareness of protecting the environment. Jackie Chan’s own concern about plastic waste comes from … Continue reading Jackie Chan’s Green Heroes: Actor’s pledge to change the way humanity approaches plastic waste

TerraCycle recycling hard-to-recycle cigarette butts into park benches

Cigarette butts are commonly known as hard-to-recycle items, but they are now being recycled into park benches thanks to an innovative recycling process developed by TerraCycle. Recycling company TerraCycle has developed a processing method that creates higher-end plastic products from waste. Cigarette butts are collected from cities and municipalities across the US in rectangular cigarette butt waste boxes known as TerraCycle Butt Bins. Each box can … Continue reading TerraCycle recycling hard-to-recycle cigarette butts into park benches