Green Holiday Meal Tips

Two great tips for a green holiday meal: Take time to plan your holiday meals to minimize food waste Support local businesses Minimize Food Waste from Holiday Meals Did you know that the average household in US spends approximately $1,500 a year on food that will be wasted and often tossed in the trash? Just…

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How to Recycle Better at Work on America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day started in 1997 and is celebrated every year on November 15 by Keep America Beautiful. Regardless of the complicated politics behind this holiday (spoiler it was created by the beverage and packaging industry – learn more here: The Litter Myth podcast via NRP’s Throughline), it’s important on this day to spread awareness…

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Earth Day Guide to Reduce Waste

This Earth Day Guide summarizes ways you can reduce waste and celebrate Earth Day each and every day. Humans impact the Earth in many ways, but our waste is one of the most meaningful impacts. According to 2018 numbers from the EPA, each American throws away 4.9 pounds of waste per day! In this guide,…

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5 Easy America Recycles Day Events

The National Recycling Coalition started America Recycles Day 20 years ago and the celebration is now a part of Keep America Beautiful. Each year, November 15th is dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. In support of this, we’re providing 5 easy to coordinate events that can help spread awareness at your facility!…

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TV has Gotten Trashy!

Has everyone been watching Human Resources on Pivot TV? We have, and so far we’re loving it! The show is based on the inner workings of the innovative recycling company TerraCycle. Located in Trenton, New Jersey, TerraCycle’s lineup of spunky employees are led by their CEO Tom Szaky, who founded the company at 20 years…

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Let’s All Try to be A Little Greener this Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us and retailers everywhere have started their campaigns to get us all into their stores to buy the latest and greatest toys, gadgets, clothes, you name it, they’re trying to convince you to buy it.  This year we are challenging you to think about reducing and reusing when it comes…

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Why Plant Native?

Fall is a great time of year to get outside when it isn’t so hot out there and get to planting all of those wonderful trees, shrubs and flowers that our native to your area.  Planting right now gives the roots enough time to start growing and get nice and warm and happy down in…

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Household Hazardous Waste

What makes waste hazardous?  Not all hazardous waste is generated at an industrial plant.  In fact, many of us generate household hazardous waste on a regular basis.  According to the EPA “leftover household products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable or reactive ingredients are considered to be household hazardous waste (HHW). Products, such as paints, cleaners, oils,…

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