Natural Branding: Eliminating plastic packaging with permanent marks on fruit and veg

Permanent marks placed on the skins of fruit and vegetables are eliminating plastic packaging and labels from supermarket produce in Europe. Nature & More, a Netherlands-based distributor of organic fruits and vegetables, have created Natural Branding, a permanent marking system whereby a high definition laser removes part of the pigment from the outer layer of the peel of the fruit or vegetable leaving a permanent … Continue reading Natural Branding: Eliminating plastic packaging with permanent marks on fruit and veg

Restore the Earth — Recycle Beauty #Empties! — The TerraCycle Blog

Our bathrooms are filled with non-recyclable items. Beauty, cosmetics, and skin care product packaging are often made of plastic. Can’t I recycle it all curbside? … 469 more words Restore the Earth — Recycle Beauty #Empties! — The TerraCycle Blog Continue reading Restore the Earth — Recycle Beauty #Empties! — The TerraCycle Blog

What symbols on packaging can be recycled — TerraCycle News

As experts in recycling, we understand how complicated and confusing it can be to know what belongs in your yellow bin for recycling, and your red bin for general waste. It’s important to be able to decipher between the two, so you can reduce contamination and make sure you’re recycling as effectively as possible.  On […] What symbols on packaging can be recycled — TerraCycle News Continue reading What symbols on packaging can be recycled — TerraCycle News

How to Recycle in the Age of COVID-19 [Visual] — ecogreenlove

You can do your part in minimizing the environmental impact of the pandemic on our world. From ordering packages to your apartment in minimal packaging to encouraging communal recycling efforts with other renters; small changes can be made that make a big difference. How to Recycle in the Age of COVID-19 [Visual] — ecogreenlove Continue reading How to Recycle in the Age of COVID-19 [Visual] — ecogreenlove

P&G launches refillable aluminium shampoo-bottle system in the UK

Procter & Gamble Beauty has launched its first reusable and refillable aluminium bottle system across shampoo brands in the UK. The refill format utilises reusable aluminium bottles as well as recyclable refill pouches, which are made using 60% less plastic than the standard brand bottle. P&G say that the pouches can be recycled through kerbside collections in the UK. P&G is using the format to … Continue reading P&G launches refillable aluminium shampoo-bottle system in the UK

Why you need to know the difference between biodegradable, compostable and recyclable! — TerraCycle News

Do you get excited when you see that something is biodegradable? Or feel a rush of elation when you find out that an item is compostable? Don’t worry – you’re not alone. Although these materials can have great environmental benefits, it is vitally important to understand the difference between them, and why they do not […] Why you need to know the difference between biodegradable, compostable … Continue reading Why you need to know the difference between biodegradable, compostable and recyclable! — TerraCycle News

Clean the World: Turning used soaps from hotels into recycled bars of soap for those in need

Clean the World is turning used soaps, lotions, and other toiletries from the hospitality industry into recycled bars of soap that are circulated to people in need. The social enterprise, which also aims to divert hotel waste from landfills, benefits children and families in countries with a high pre-adolescent death rate due to acute respiratory infection (pneumonia) and diarrheal diseases (cholera). Clean the World currently … Continue reading Clean the World: Turning used soaps from hotels into recycled bars of soap for those in need

How to upcycle Christmas decorations — TerraCycle News

How long do you keep your Christmas decorations up? Some believe you need to take everything down before New Year’s Eve to prevent bad energy flowing into the next year, whereas others follow the 12 days of Christmas rule and pack away on January 5. Whenever you decide the time is right and carefully store […] How to upcycle Christmas decorations — TerraCycle News Continue reading How to upcycle Christmas decorations — TerraCycle News

Wind turbine blades to be recycled and turned into raw material for use in cement in a US first

Wind turbine blades that have reached the end of their life in the US are to be recycled and turned into raw material for use in cement manufacturing. The recycling initiative, the first of its kind in the US, is a partnership between resource management company Veolia and GE Renewable Energy. Once removed from the wind turbines, the blades – mainly composed of fiberglass – … Continue reading Wind turbine blades to be recycled and turned into raw material for use in cement in a US first