Sustainable Solutions You Can Use at Home

Companies can make a large impact on the environment by using environmentally sound practices, but individuals can also make a difference on a smaller scale. Creating waste and using too many resources are problems for the environment, but you can reduce the impact of both these by finding sustainable solutions to everyday environmental situations in…

Glass: What is and isn’t Recyclable?

 

How to Profit by Recycling Food Waste

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) food waste is second only to paper waste in the amount generated each year. In 2010, more than 34 million tons of food waste was generated, accounting for 14 percent of municipal solid waste. Less than three percent of this waste was recycled, a figure that the agency…

Why Organic Recycling is the Future

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in 2010 more that two-thirds of the total municipal waste generated in the U.S. was organic material such as food scraps, wood and plant materials. As the price of waste disposal continues to increase along with public pressure to eliminate landfills and garbage incinerators, recycling organic waste is…

How Do I Know If My Waste is Hazardous?

If your company is having difficulty deciding what is and what isn’t hazardous waste, there are ways to determine this. Even homeowner’s with their own private environmental waste will need to know if what they are disposing of is hazardous or not. The RCRA, or Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, determines first if it is…

Plastics: What is and isn’t Recyclable?

Plastics are cost-effective, convenient, lightweight and relatively unbreakable, and they are used to manufacture many common products these days, from disposable and reusable food containers to toys. However, all plastics are not equal, and there are health and environmental concerns related to the widespread use of them. Environmental problems include the facts that the majority…

What is Environmental Sustainability?

How Can My Business Practice Environmental Sustainability?

The green movement is a planet wide initiative to change the way we behave and make sure that our children are left with a better environment than we inherited from our parents.

5 Simple Ways to More Effectively Recycle at the Workplace

There are many facets of working in an office that produce an excess amount of waste. Every document that is needlessly printed is a waste.

How Your Business Can Save Money by Going Green

Going green isn’t only good for the environment, it can be good for your business’ bottom line. Trendy companies today are finding that they can add income to their company by sticking to the old adage, “Reduce, reuse, recycle.” Whether you’re running a restaurant or managing a factory, put green policies into effect throughout the…