It's great to hear that people are trying to figure out a way to recycle these challenging items, but is turning cups (or milk cartons or any other packaging made from mixed materials) into new unrecyclable products any better? It is still a way of just making more stuff, and what we really need is less stuff. #RefuseReduceReuse ... See MoreSee Less
With big coffee chains including Starbuck and Costa facing increased public scrutiny over the recyclability of paper coffee cups, could a unique recycled resin provide an answer to the war on waste? -...
Last year we were working very hard to send our plastic to a recycler in Utah that turned plastic bottles to diesel fuel, but ultimately, a decrease in oil prices made recycled plastic fuel too expensive for refineries to purchase. We do hope this technology gets cheaper (or gets a chunk of government oil subsidies) so it can become more viable. ... See MoreSee Less
I visited Colorado last week and was psyched to see all the recycling bins, even in small towns and remote National Parks! Cheers to Salida, Colorado for completely source-separated recycling including glass, and Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve for accepting glass and even plastics #3-#7! Amazingly, the Great Sand Dunes themselves are the perfect example of recycling; that's why they are there! ... See MoreSee Less