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How to Reduce Packaging Waste in Amazon Orders

We can order almost anything online now — home goods, …

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Recycling Mystery: Is Bubble Wrap Recyclable?

I remember one of the most fun parts of unwrapping …

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Scroll, Click: Are Your Online Purchases Green?

It can be so exciting to receive an anticipated package …

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Recycling Mystery: Is Bubble Wrap Recyclable?

I remember one of the most fun parts of unwrapping packages as a kid was seeing how many bubbles I could pop in the protective plastic packaging. I obviously wasn’t too concerned about reusing this material, let alone whether it could be recycled…….

How You Can Support Sustainable Product Design

When the crew of the Apollo 17 left the Earth’s orbit on Dec. 17, 1972, they took the first photograph of the Earth in full view. The “Blue Marble” went on to be one of the mostly widely distributed images ever. This photograph…

Green Label Guide: The How2Recycle Label

To help clear up confusion about recycling, the Sustainable Packaging Coalition developed its How2Recycle Label, a straightforward label that gives consumers detailed information about the packaging materials and their proper disposal.

PET Recycling Rates Are on the Rise, But We Can Do More

PET bottle recycling surpassed 30 percent for the first time, but there’s still room for improvement.

Why Can This Bottle Be Recycled, But This One Can’t?

The shampoo bottle. The deodorant canister. Both are plastic — but they’re not created equal. Here’s why some plastics are recyclable and others may not be.

Study: People Don’t Recycle Damaged Goods

The U.S. recycling rate has risen by less than 6 percent in the past decade. This sad but true stat leaves many greenies wondering what’s stopping American consumers from blue-binning it more often. A new study, published in the peer-reviewed …

American Cleaning Institute Comes Clean in Sustainability Report

ACI’s new report shows cleaning industry’s progress in sustainability and transparency.