Waste Watchers Blog
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There Has To Be A Better Way
by Graham Rihn
There has to be a better way. We all want something better. A better way to store files; a better way to run payroll; a better way to find a ride home. These moments of wanting something better are what inspire, or fulfill, big ideas and transformational products. My desire for “a better way” involves recycling.
Most retail coffee products aren’t recyclable which inevitably leads to them going to landfill. So, we’ve put together a resource that explains why they’re not recyclable, and what you can do to be more eco-friendly.read more
Each year, November 15th is dedicated to recycling in America! We’ve provided all the information you need to know so you can get involved!read more
Breaking down your cardboard is more important than you think! We’ve assembled a helpful resource that details why ‘breaking it down’ is important and the best practices for doing so.read more
Do you ever feel like you don’t know what items to recycle at work? Check out the list of the 7 most common items people forget to recycle!read more
Sustainability Day gives the world the opportunity to become more familiar with the topic and come together to learn what we can do to promote sustainability. Check out our guide on how you can make a difference on Sustainability Day.read more
There are a number of important things to know about the different recycling streams and the impact that each particular stream has on the process of recycling. Check out our guide of the most useful tips, by stream, to learn more.read more
Sometimes we throw items in our recycling bins hoping that somehow, they can be recycled even though we’re not sure. Recyclers commonly refer to this act as wishcycling. Keep reading to learn more.read more
RoadRunner Recycling is here to teach you that recycling doesn’t have to be another chore at work. We’ve outlined the reasons why recycling at work seems so difficult and the steps to implement a recycling program in the office.read more
From developing eco-focused curricula to launching easy, educational recycling programs, there are myriad ways to go green this school year. Let’s talk trash, class! Read on for some of Professor RoadRunner’s Back to School Best Practices.read more