Plastic bags. They keep our food fresh and safe, conveniently hold stuff together, and litter the heck out of our land and sea. So above all, the best plastic bag is the one not needed. That being said, despite our best efforts, plastic still comes into our life. It then becomes imperative that we deal […]

One of the resources we have available here on the Rethink Waste Project website are downloadable signs and bin labels for use in your home or office. Put them up in your home, kitchen at the office, your church, your vacation rental, whatever place you regularly go to that needs a little better signage. RECYCLE […]

Everyone should be awesome at recycling by now, but let’s face it, we can do better. Different communities recycle different things, the packaging can be confusing, and everyone has an opinion. Let us help you put that all to rest. One of the best ways you can make sure you Recycle Right is to have […]

  Do you put plastic in your recycling bin simply because it has a recycling symbol on it? Do you put items in your bin that you’ve heard aren’t recyclable here, but wish were? Do you put items in your bin that you know aren’t recyclable here, but hope that somewhere down the line someone […]

recyclable plastics

  “Plastics make it possible” is a phrase touted by the American Chemistry Council, yet plastics are often viewed as something to be either shunned or banned. So which is it? The answer is: both. While there are many important and even life-saving uses for plastics, the abundance of non-essential plastics is what we are […]

You recycle paper, and you’ve done it for ages.  Newspaper, magazines, office paper, you’ve got it all dialed.  But let me guess, there’s some things you’re not sure of.  Like milk cartons, soy milk containers, and paper coffee cups – these are all paper too, right? Yes, technically they are.  But here’s the deal: they […]