Tuesday, January 23, 2018
"Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need.....not every man’s greed" -Mahatma Gandhi
News Archives:
Home » Waste

Category Archives: Waste

Feed Subscription

Bamboo Toilet Paper, Tree Free

bamboo toilet paper

Bamboo Toilet Paper Caboo Tree Free Bamboo Toilet Paper, Septic Safe Biodegradable Bath Tissue, Eco Friendly Soft 2 Ply Sheets, 300 Sheets Per Roll, 24 Double Rolls. Product description Size:24 Double Rolls Natural Toilet Paper made from 100% Tree Free Organic Bamboo & Sugarcane, both are fast growing grasses giving you a sustainable eco friendly alternative to traditional tree based ... Read More »

Solid Waste, Here’s A Guide To Get Rid Of

solid waste

Solid Waste The United States is the land of plenty. Unfortunately, that also means we generate plenty of waste. The amount of solid waste generated yearly by the average American household has been rising steadily over the last 50 years. Although recycling and other green/sustainability efforts have helped us to treat waste disposal in a more responsible manner, it’s still ... Read More »

Trash Reduction Strategy for Your Business

trash reduction

Trash Reduction Trash reduction may not be at the forefront of your business’ mind but it is important to consider because it can be an expensive overhead if it is not managed with a meaningful strategy. Reducing recyclable and general waste can save your business money but the right equipment needs to be installed for this to happen. The best ... Read More »

Plastic Pollution: Reduce your plastic waste

plastic pollution

Plastic Pollution You might have heard of the challenge Plastic free July before. It is an initiative to encourage people not to use single-use plastics. The motive behind it makes total sense: for example, why would you need to use plastic, a material that takes centuries to decompose for wrapping which loses its purpose right after the product is open? ... Read More »

Greener Warehousing Operations

greener warehousing

Greener Warehousing Just like we all try our best to organise our lives at home in a way that would be as efficient and environment-friendly as possible, we should be putting in the same effort in improving various aspects of our professional lives in order to have the minimal impact on the environment. Read More »

E-Waste, – Facts, Statistics & Solutions

mobile phone recycling

E-Waste In previous centuries, most waste our industry created was easily decomposable and non-polluting, which means that businesses weren’t compelled to invest much thought into it. Furthermore, environmental-awareness still wasn’t a thing, therefore even those elements which are potentially hazardous were often regarded as harmless. Today, things have changed. These days we know just how harmful e-waste can actually be, ... Read More »

E-Waste Problem, and How to Help

mobile phone recycling

Did you know that 50 million tons of e-waste is generated worldwide every year and only 12.5% of it is being recycled? I love my electronics but this a great environmental concern that everyone should be aware of. This infographic educates consumers on how they can help tackle this problem by taking small actions when it comes to their discarded electronics. You ... Read More »

E-Scrap For Camp, Sunnking

mobile phone recycling

E-Scrap Turn your old electronics into funds to support Camp Good Days & Special Times! (E-Scrap) Sunnking, in partnership with Camp Good Days and Special Times, has created a program entitled E-Scrap for Camp to turn old electronics into funds to help improve the quality of life for children, adults and families whose lives have been touched by cancer. Business and ... Read More »

Coffee Cup Waste Conundrum

coffee cup

Coffee Cup In Great Britain alone, eight million takeaway coffees are bought every day. That’s a lot of coffee. It’s also a lot of cups (not to mention lids and cup holders). However, it’s okay, because according to the big coffee chains, these cups are recyclable. Why wouldn’t we believe that? After all, most are labelled with the recognisable Mobius-loop ... Read More »

Plastic Pollution = Cancer of Our Oceans

plastic

Plastic Pollution By now, many people know that the ocean is filled with plastic debris. A recent study estimates that the amount of plastic waste that washes off land into the ocean each year is approximately 8 million metric tons. Jenna Jambeck, the study’s lead author, helps us visualize the magnitude by comparing it to finding five grocery bags full of ... Read More »