Monthly Archives: August 2015

A brief history of recycling – part 2

We recycle for a variety of reasons. We understand that recycling helps conserve limited resources. Recycling also saves energy, creates jobs, and helps build a strong economy. And it reduces problems associated with litter and…

A brief history of recycling – part 1

The idea of recycling as we know it now, may be a relatively recent innovation. Certainly in recent years peoples awareness of recycling has risen beyond recognition. But, recycling itself is nothing new and people…

What does zero waste actually mean?

Zero waste is a term used frequently when talking about recycling. But what does zero waste actually mean and is it achievable? Zero waste might not necessarily mean zero waste – Achieving zero waste is…