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Sustainability in the Workplace: 5 Major Benefits of Plastic Recycling

Posted by Natalie K. MacVarish on July 27, 2018

As sustainability concerns continue to remain at the forefront of packaging decisions, particularly in the plastics industry, recycling plays an increasingly important role in the effort to reduce packaging discards and overall solid waste levels - and business and brand owners can help make a difference by setting an example in the workplace. The following is a guest post from our friends at Northern California Compactors, Inc. outlining 5 major benefits plastic recycling can have on our environment:

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Topics: sustainability, recycling

10 Myths About Recycling

Posted by Natalie K. MacVarish on September 8, 2017

As sustainability concerns continue to remain at the forefront of packaging decisions, especially in the plastics industry, recycling plays an increasingly important role in the effort to reduce packaging discards and overall solid waste levels. The following is a guest post and infographic from our friends at Perfect Rubber Mulch outlining some of the common myths and misconceptions about recycling:

The recycling bin has become a familiar part of everyday life. Yet you may be surprised to learn that curbside recycling services in the United States are a relatively recent phenomenon. Although it’s impressive that modern society has been able to adapt to such an ecologically responsible practice so quickly, that also means that recycling isn’t always understood as well as it should be by many people. The speed with which recycling has become a part of our daily lives means many people still have questions about the process and its benefits. Unfortunately, this also means a lot of misinformation continues to circulate about recycling.

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Topics: sustainability, recycling

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