• Canada’s Tackling Plastics Recycling: Could the Same Ideas Help in the USA?

    March 22, 2021

    The Canadian government came up with a plan to eliminate plastic waste. By 2030, Canada hopes to achieve zero plastic waste. Right now, around 3 million tons of plastic waste are disposed of and less than 10% of that plastic is recycled. Much of it goes to the landfill, but an alarming 29,000 tons end […]

  • 10 Devices That Contain Lithium-Ion Batteries & How To Dispose Of Them

    March 15, 2021

    In a lithium-ion battery, the anode and cathode hold the lithium ions. An electrolyte carries the lithium ions from one area to the other through the part called the separator. The movement between the anode and cathode creates the electrical charge at the positive and negative parts of the battery.As an electric current is used […]

  • Breweries That Are Working to Stop Waste

    March 8, 2021

    Brewery giant Sierra Nevada gained some attention when it announced it was creating a recycling co-op for brewers. The co-op will help both breweries and small businesses in North Carolina recycle responsibly.┬áIf you think about the things a brewery uses every day, the list of potential trash becomes quite long. There are the grain and […]

  • 10 Ways to Make Money With Recyclables

    March 1, 2021

    Disposing of recyclables is easy when it’s an item you can put in your recycling container and move out to the curb for pick-up services. What about the items that can’t be recycled curbside? Did you know that those items can put cash in your pocket? Here are the top 10 ways to make money […]