What is Zero Waste?

Zero waste provides a philosophy for the way communities think about refuse and recycling. Through a cycle that attempts to imitate nature’s circular method of destruction and replenishment, waste management in Connecticut aims to reduce the amount of waste by finding ways to reuse as much material as possible from a product. This not only…

How to Improve Your Business Recycling Strategies

So you’ve heard that ‘green’ is the way to go to improve your business’s consumer appeal, but you’re not sure how to get there. Or, maybe your company already recycles some items but you’re sure there’s more to do. Starting or improving an existing recycling program will make your organization ‘greener,’ and let you (and…

Your Daily Checklist to Becoming a Zero Waste Company

Being a zero waste company is a lofty, but admirable goal. This is not something that will happen overnight. However, it is possible with dedication and determination. Follow this daily checklist and you will be well on your way to meeting your zero waste goals!

The 5 R’s to a Zero Waste Lifestyle

Living a zero waste lifestyle–is it possible?

Do You Know What You’re Throwing into Your Waste Container?

We are experts at producing waste, which in turn causes a variety of environmental problems. For example, the food we throw away is responsible for the majority of methane emissions. Methane is one of the worst greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming. The United States, as a whole, sends more than 250 million tons…

Going Green: Tips for Saving Money on Your Energy Bill

The importance of saving money is one thing we can all agree on, but unfortunately most of us are unaware that it’s possible to combine saving money with helping to protect the environment. There are actually a number of different ways that you can not only help to save money on your energy bills, but…

The Importance of Being a Zero Waste Company

Environmentally conscious; eco-friendly; going green—no matter what you call it, the practice of trying to limit our impact on the planet is one of the most important concepts for the future of humanity. While there are many different ways that individuals and businesses in Connecticut can help reduce pollution and shrink their carbon footprint, the…

What it Takes to Become a Zero Waste Business

By now it’s more than apparent that our current manufacturing and business practices are having an adverse impact on the planet.

The Importance of Packing a Zero Waste Lunch

When you pack your lunch for work or school each day, you are probably more focused on the food inside of it instead of how it impacts our environment. After all, by the time lunch rolls around, your stomach is grumbling.