Can Clothes Really Be Recycled?

The Environmental Blog

Packaging and food waste are some of the most common things in your daily life that you recycle. However, old clothes can be recycled, providing significant waste reduction and offering valuable materials to many industries. Why Recycle Your Clothes? The Recycling Process.

How To Recycle Cars

The Environmental Blog

Scrap car recycling is a major industry in North America. million cars are recycled each year. About 95 percent of vehicles eventually make their way to the recycling yard. If you have an old, non-working or junk vehicle you need to recycle, where should you take it?

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Opportunities for recycled fiber post-pandemic

GreenBiz

Recycled fiber is one of themSponsored: People expect to see more real sustainability options from businesses.

Winners of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2022 announced

Envirotec Magazine

Winners of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2022 were announced on 23 June at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe in Amsterdam. Building & Construction Product: SOLAR HEAT panels from recycled plastic by Montello spa & WET/Ecopixel srl. News Recycling and Reuse

Reduce, reuse, recycle, register?

GreenBiz

Reduce, reuse, recycle, register? Consumer interest in the use of recycled materials, so-called recyclates, is on the rise. Patagonia, for example, recently declared that 68 percent of its offerings use recycled materials. Ash Earl. Tue, 03/09/2021 - 00:05.

Moving beyond 100% recyclable goals

GreenBiz

Moving beyond 100% recyclable goals. Numerous companies have set 100 percent recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging goals such as Colgate-Palmolive and Kellogg. Other questions include: Is the packaging collected in the vast majority of recycling programs? Recycling.

Helping Create a Nationwide Recycling Infrastructure

GreenBiz

Collective action is needed on the part of industry and business leaders, cities and governments, and citizens around the world to develop an infrastructure that promotes recycling, the composting of organic materials, and ultimately, that helps to bring about the end of waste.

Four Surprising Facts About Metal Recycling

The Environmental Blog

It’s so important for businesses to commit to recycling as many of their waste materials as possible, and metal recycling is a huge part of that. Metal recycling isn’t as simple as you might think. million tons of copper are recycled on a year basis.

Waste and recycling: taking a proactive approach to fire safety

Envirotec Magazine

As we enter the warmer months, waste and recycling sites are increasingly vulnerable to fire. Instead, they are often simply thrown in with general household waste or recycling. After a fire, operational downtime can be crippling to a waste and recycling business.

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It's time to trash recycling

GreenBiz

Circular Economy Recycling Waste ManagementOur waste management practices are distractions from our main problem: too much stuff. But alternatives exist.

Setting Up an Effective Recycling Program

The Environmental Blog

There are so many benefits that come with an effective recycling program. If you do not have the right recycling program in place already, it may seem overwhelming to think of getting one started. Let’s dive into what you can do to set up an effective recycling program. .

Coyuchi, full circularity and the challenge of textile recycling

GreenBiz

The home textiles company — and other players in the textile recycling space — want to show what's possible. Circular Economy Recycling

Rebuilding recycling to go circular

GreenBiz

Rebuilding recycling to go circular. The circular economy is a solution for our future health and wellness and recycling has a vital role to play. A circular economy is not possible without recycling, yet it can’t happen through recycling alone. Recycling.

Funding for plastic recycling tech

Envirotec Magazine

Greenback Recycling Technologies , a company striving to develop circular solutions for packaging waste, has closed an approximately £8m series A financing round. The post Funding for plastic recycling tech first appeared on Envirotec. Image: Shutterstock.com/Dusit Kachatong.

Circularity 22 Day 1: Sidebar feat. Keefe Harrison (The Recycling Partnership)

GreenBiz

Keefe Harrison discusses the future of corporate circular economy and recycling policies

Urban Originals Releases Vegan and Recycled Handbags

Green Living Guy

Made with a blend of vegan leather and recycled materials, Urban Originals is paving the way to better and ethical fashion across the world. Take a stand against Animal Cruelty in the fashion industry with handbags from Urban Originals.

What Goes On Inside Recycling Plants? 4 Things To Know

The Environmental Blog

workers in recycling plant. Recycling involves taking certain items, breaking them down, and turning them into something that can be used again. In this article, you’ll learn about the processes that different types of materials go through inside recycling plants. Recycle

Different Uses of Recycled HDPE Plastic

The Environmental Blog

Also, it’s an easy-to-recycle plastic polymer in which recycling companies collect and process HDPE products. For recycling purposes, you’ll find HDPE labeled as #2 plastic. Long planks of recycled HDPE plastic are highly durable and weather-resistant. Recycl

How Corona virus is Disrupting Waste & Recycling

The Environmental Blog

The escalation of COVID-19 across the globe has hampered recycling efforts in Europe and North America. It’s also not great news for waste management and recycling, with recycling centers closing in most cities across the world, which has led to service disruptions for consumers.

Jennifer Holmgren: from alternative fuels pioneer to carbon recycling queen

GreenBiz

Inspired by the moon landing and fueled by quiet determination, Jennifer Holmgren has steered LanzaTech on a decade-long journey from little-known New Zealand startup to carbon recycling powerhouse

2030 goals: Mattel aims for 100% recycled and recyclable toys

GreenBiz

Circular Economy Biomaterials Commitments & Goals RecyclingFirm behind Barbie, Hot Wheels and Fisher-Price plans to launch first toy made from and packaged in green materials in early 2020.

£4m investment in new Central Scotland recycling facility

Envirotec Magazine

Recycling and waste management business Levenseat has announced plans to invest £4m upgrading a new Materials Recycling Facility (MRF), which it purchased for an undisclosed sum from Avondale Environmental on 10 May. News Recycling and Reuse

UK supermarket starts coffeepod recycling scheme

Envirotec Magazine

Morrisons has become the first supermarket to offer its customers a way to recycle coffee pods through a partnership with the recycling scheme Podback. Podback is the first coffee pod recycling scheme of its kind in the UK, and was set up by Nestle and Jacobs Douwe Egberts UK.

Chemical recycling is getting more attention than ever, but its benefits are unproven

GreenBiz

Chemical recycling could create an incentive to keep generating plastic waste

The grease and cheese study that proved pizza box recyclability

GreenBiz

Now, they’re urging consumer education and municipal guideline updates to help that fiber stay in the recycling stream Sponsored: A study conducted by WestRock recently debunked the long-held myth that corrugated pizza boxes are unrecyclable.

Equal Recycling Access

GreenBiz

Equal Recycling Access. communities and industry partners collaborate to ensure access to recycling? While most Americans would agree that recycling is important, access to recycling bins, store drop-off options and other facilities can vary greatly depending on your location.

A Beginner’s Guide To Organic Recycling

U.S. Green Technology

The word ‘recycle’ is no longer a stranger to everyone. In general, recycling means to process or repurpose materials instead of disposing of them and sending them to landfills. The post A Beginner’s Guide To Organic Recycling appeared first on U.S.

How Technology and Access Have Influenced the Evolution of Recycling

Green Living Guy

Most pieces of today’s recycling technology, such as a vibrating table and a rotary trommel, were inspired by a long line of equipment that has shaped the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the industry.

Nestle, Danone, Unilever and PepsiCo agree on plastic chemical recycling principles

GreenBiz

Consumer goods giants set a united vision for how the plastic chemical recycling industry

19 Ways to Improve Recycling in the Workplace

U.S. Green Technology

There are many benefits to recycling in the workplace. We will discuss how you can improve recycling in your office, from switching to eco-friendly trash bags to implementing an incentives program. The post 19 Ways to Improve Recycling in the Workplace appeared first on U.S.

A Conversation about Chemical Recycling

GreenBiz

A Conversation about Chemical Recycling. What is chemical recycling, and how does it factor in to the circular economy? Speakers. Mark Costa, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Eastman Chemical Company. Joel Makower, Executive Editor, GreenBiz. Holly Secon. Wed, 09/09/2020 - 12:02.

How to Communicate With Consumers About Chemical Recycling Solutions

GreenBiz

Consumers around the globe are craving more sustainable products, and brands are struggling to figure out how to deliver on their recycled content goals.

To boost recycling, give consumers discounts, deals and social connections

GreenBiz

Incentives for recycling can bring that number down. Circular Economy plastic Plastic Waste Recycling Waste ManagementOver an average lifetime of 78.7 years, one American would send 67,000 pounds of waste to landfills.

How to Recycle a Real Christmas Tree

U.S. Green Technology

The post How to Recycle a Real Christmas Tree appeared first on U.S. Featured Posts Featured Stories Green Living, Living Green recycleNow that the holiday season has come and gone, it’s important to reflect on the impact our fun and festivities can have on the environment.

Why 'chemical recycling' can't be trusted

GreenBiz

A process that sounds miraculous is too good to be true

8 Reasons Why You Should Start Properly Recycling Your E-Waste Today

The Environmental Blog

A pile of old computers waiting for sending to recycle plant. The solution to making e-waste less of a problem is properly recycling it. By recycling e-waste, you allow companies to retrieve these precious substances which can then be reused. Recycle

Episode 215: Recyclable snack pouches, climate athlete-activists

GreenBiz

Circular Economy plastic Podcast Recycling Sports GreenBiz 350 PodcastPlus, how COVID-19 could affect the future of building decarbonization.

Meet the recycling startup hustling to keep EV batteries out of landfills

GreenBiz

Just four years after launching a pilot plant in Canada, Li-Cycle has raised $500 million from high profile investors to build out EV battery recycling plants and hubs across the U.S.

How AI and Robotics are Transforming Recycling

GreenBiz

How AI and Robotics are Transforming Recycling. The challenges facing recycling in the U.S. Brent Hildebrand, Vice President, Recycling U.S. Vice President, Recycling U.S. Date/Time: December 10, 2020 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT).

A new ‘supercritical water’ approach to recycling plastic packaging waste

Envirotec Magazine

David Coleman, CEO of University Birmingham Enterprise, commented: “The growth of plastics production has long outstripped the capacity for recycling, with the UK alone producing over 2 million tonnes of plastic packaging waste each year, of which just over half is recycled.

To increase recycling rates, empower consumers and skip the guilt trip

GreenBiz

Circular Economy Plastic Waste Recycled Paper RecyclingMessaging has to change.

Perfecting the EV Battery Recycling Process

Green Living Guy

Recycling of electric car batteries can be easier, cheaper, and more environmentally friendly. That’s according to a new scientific article from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, which outlines an optimized recycling process.

Ensuring Performance and Safety in Recycled Plastics

GreenBiz

Ensuring Performance and Safety in Recycled Plastics. As companies and consumer brands incorporate recycled plastic content into their products and as part of their circularity goals, product integrity becomes an important consideration.