Top Waste Management Methods

As the global population continues to grow at an alarming rate and that population produces waste at an unprecedented level, it is imperative that there is a management system in place. Here are some top methods of waste management. Landfills Landfills are the most common form of waste management that currently exists. Landfills are areas…

Do’s and Don’ts of Recycling

Everyone knows that recycling is important for the sustainability and overall health of our planet. It also contributes to economic growth on a local scale and beyond. However, many people make mistakes when recycling that can adversely affect the effectiveness of this much-needed global endeavor. Instead of guessing what can and cannot be recycled, potentially…

What is Zero Waste?

Zero waste is a fairly simple concept to understand. It is a philosophy that encourages a less wasteful, low-consumption lifestyle to reduce the products and materials we throw away on a daily basis. The idea is that nothing you use ends up in the landfill. Zero waste means different things to different people, and sometimes…

How Much Waste Does One Person Produce in a Year?

We all know that some people are more wasteful than others; some of us don’t recycle, we wrap presents in fresh rather than recycled paper or gift bags, some people buy products with lots of packaging – the list goes on. You might think that you’re a relatively eco-friendly citizen, but how much waste does…

The Importance of Recycling

  Have you ever watched someone throw a recyclable into an ordinary trashcan and gotten an eye twitch out of anger? No matter how much we may wish it, not everyone cares about the environment the way we wish they would. Next time someone doesn’t respect the blue bin, you’ll be armed with enough facts…