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Colgate said it has finalized a design for a "first-of-its kind recyclable toothpaste tube." The change is part of the company's efforts to have all of its products use recyclable packaging by 2025. It took the company five years to develop the new tube. Colgate said it thought it could use a commonly recycled type of plastic called...
<figcaption><p class="color-body light-text"><small>Getty</small></p></figcaption></figure><p><strong><em>By Carina Legl, Solution Manager at SAP and PhD Research Student at Edinburgh Napier University</em></strong></p><p>Ripped or torn stockings. A stained blouse. A discolored dress. A lonely sock. The washed-out T-shirt. The worn-out jeans. Or the one that you never wore. Or the one that don’t fit anymore. The skirt with the color that wasn’t your color....
Swain County has had a recycling program in place since the 1990s, but a recent change over to a single-stream recycling program has increased participation among residents.  Single-stream recycling allows residents to dump all of their recyclables — paper, plastic, cardboard, glass, etc. —into one bin that is later separated out and processed by county employees.  “We were...
The world’s largest plastics recycler is in Troy, Alabama.Every time you buy a gallon of paint, a bottle of shampoo or bleach, or even a new car, there’s a pretty good chance that not only are you buying recycled material, you’re buying material that was recycled in Alabama.Unfortunately, industries in Alabama have to bring in discarded plastics...
Margot Chirayath, right, holds open the lid of a recycling container as interns peer inside Thursday in South Portland. Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer Ten college students wearing bright yellow safety-vests laughed and bantered with one another as they walked through a South Portland neighborhood recently. But as they approached a curbside recycling bin, the interns became serious. “Solid yellow....
DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Reduce, reuse and recycle - three words the State of Alabama has been trying to incorporate in waste disposal. The state has just reached an important milestone – the Alabama Department of Environmental Management announced 25% of all trash was kept out of landfills in 2018. The state set the goal of having a quarter...
GlobalRecycler.com - A Global Marketing Group Company - Global Recycler Commercial Waste bins Sydney: as a waste and recycling company very much focused on growing our number of customers and especially focused on small and medium customers (such as cafes, offices, small businesses – which the Americans often call mom and pop businesses) – we often find ourselves talking to...
GlobalRecycler.com - A Global Marketing Group Company - Global Recycler Waste management in Sydney Australia: we have all read about “disruption” impacting many traditional industries from of course taxis with Uber to SaaS based IT packages meaning the end of expensive mainframes and servers for companies. We cover in this blog some of the trends influencing waste management in Sydney...
We asked readers to submit their questions about recycling in Alabama, through a question and answer service called Hearken. Here we’re answering those questions, and will continue to answer more as they come in. Scroll to the bottom of this post to submit your own!I live in Vestavia and I have always wondered what happens to the...

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