Posts Tagged green practices

Herbold installs solar power system

Monday, December 21st, 2015 | Permalink

Herbold USA (North Smithfield, RI), a developer of systems and equipment for the recycling of plastics, is taking steps to make its Rhode Island headquarters more eco-friendly by switching over to solar. Factors that weighed in on the decision were to reduce energy costs and support the company’s environmental stewardship issues. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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No more plastic waste in the oceans requires a permanent commitment from us all

Thursday, December 17th, 2015 | Permalink

Recently, I received an email from a reader urging me to devote more attention to what he referred to as the “abominable problem” of marine debris.  And indeed, one of the biggest environmental problems today is that of the plastic waste that is polluting the oceans, seas and waterways of the world. Everywhere. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Dow collaboration creates recyclable packaging for Seventh Generation

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 | Permalink

Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics (Midland, MI) has collaborated with industry leaders Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC; Charlottesville, VA) and Accredo Packaging (Sugar Land, TX) to develop household and personal care brand Seventh Generation’s first recyclable Dishwasher Pods packaging. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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A playful twist on bottle caps

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 | Permalink

We’ve all asked ourselves that million dollar question when finishing our plastic water bottles: to remove, or not to remove when recycling? After all, plastic tops have a varied composition and can be problematic to recycle since plastic caps are typically made from plastic #5 while the bottles they accompany are made from #2. These two types of plastic melt at different temperatures during the recycling process so plastic closures need special processing. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Erema sets up shop in Russia

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 | Permalink

Erema is finishing the year the way it started: with the founding of a new company. The Austria-based recycling technology group has announced that it is further “investing in its presence in the Russian-speaking area” with the establishment of a brand new subsidiary called “OOO Erema ” in Russia. The official opening will be held at Interplastica Moscow, which takes place at the beginning of next year from Jan. 28-31, 2016. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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