Here is a great example – There is no good way to recycle film plastic at the curb but that does not stop companies from putting the recycling symbol on their products. Things like plastic bags, snack bags, and as I pointed out in my post on Renew Liners, certain multilayer film plastics which are […]
I recently had the honor of being named to the New Jersey Food Waste Recycling Market Development Council. I look forward to serving the people of New Jersey!
In spite of all of the bad news that we hear about countries not cooperating, the United Nations has embarked on negotiating a globally binding treaty designed to reduce plastic in our environment. As National Geographic reported, this will have a larger impact than the Paris Climate Accord. Why? Because when the world targets plastic […]
One must give the state credit. California is attempting to reduce the 11 million metric tons of plastic that we put in the ocean every year. Their effort, and to New Jersey’s credit, we are doing some things to reduce micro-plastics as well…includes banning single use plastics and working to remove 150,000 pounds of plastic […]
Oregon has begun the process of making truth in product labels a recycling reality. The state has recently started the research needed to get companies to support their claims of recyclability. It will then sort the information into categories such as what can be recycled curbside….for example…plastic garment bags from the dry-cleaner can be recycled, […]