7 Types of Plastic: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Different Materials and Grades

7 Types of Plastic Infographic

Sorting through the various types of plastics can be daunting, whether you’re deciding on the right material for a project or trying to recycle properly. Consider this: an estimated 300 million tons of plastic are produced globally each year. This blog post will guide you through seven distinct types of plastic, helping to clear up confusion and make informed … Read more

What Is Upcycling?

Upcycling and the benefits for the environment.

Upcycling is the process of using old unwanted products or by-products to create new materials or new products that are purposeful and/or valuable. Upcycling is creating something new, useful, or artistic from something that is no longer in use.  Often, the term upcycling is used interchangeably with recycling, and it can be confusing, especially with … Read more

How To Recycle Wrapping Paper

is wrapping paper recyclable?

Is wrapping paper recyclable? This is a question that many people have, and the answer is not always clear. Each year, Americans use around 4.6 million pounds of wrapping paper with a price tag of about 7 billion dollars. With such a high volume of paper being used each and every year, it would be … Read more

Donating Unused Paint

paint cans

Donating paint is far more eco-friendly than simply tossing it out with normal waste, and there are actually a lot of great organizations that accept paint donations!