Hats Off to Kroger for Getting Rid of Plastic Bags!!

Why wait? Bigger kudos to those stores that get rid of the bags today! Shoppers we have power…spend your money with those stores that are serious about sustainability. Read the full article at The Global...

The Next Wrong Move in Recycling

Fayetteville, AR Waste Reduction Coordinator says it’s just a matter of time before a private company puts a single stream facility in NW Arkansas. What a great way to keep America addicted to oil. Add to the single stream mess, food-soiled paper disposables. As long...

Hats Off To Those Who Acknowledge Need for Clean Recycling

While dual stream is an improvement over single stream, I’ll bet the glass, plastic, and metal folks would prefer their items totally segregated. I’ll also bet not one of those industries made an initial request that their materials be mixed with other...

World Oceans Day 2018

World Oceans Day 2018: the battle against single-use plastic Today (June 8, 2018) is World Oceans Day. Read live blog articles on CNN about efforts around the world to reduce single-use plastic. Let’s celebrate our oceans by protecting them. Let’s reduce...

Reclaiming the 3R’s: A New Direction to Salvage Sustainability

Waste Reduction Resources is proud to share a recent TEDx Dickson Street presentation by Taylor Bridges, a recent University of Arkansas graduate in Psychology, with a minor in Sustainability. Taylor inspires others to protect and conserve this beautiful earth that we...

Plastic Pollutes at Every Stage

Plastic pollutes at every stage of it’s existence, so let’s cut it out folks! PLEASE reduce your use of plastic! Check out the 5 Gyre Institute information below…...

Your Recycling Gets Recycled, Right?

Allowing garbage haulers total control of our recycle stream is like asking your garbage hauler to transport a computer you’re selling. You would not allow a garbage hauler to toss your valuable asset into the back of some truck willy nilly. WHY have we given up...

National Geographic: The Death of the Plastic Straw

National Geographic reports on a growing trend: Hotels, resorts, safaris, and cruises are increasingly banning plastic straws. In the United States, we dispose of millions of plastic straws each day. In the U.K., at least 4.4 billion straws are estimated to be thrown...

If You Build It, You Must Feed It

Beware of building BIG facilities. When you do, you must justify their existence, financially. That means you gotta promote more consumption instead of less. A seriously sustainable program encourages individuals to take personal responsibility for their consumption...
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