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A package with a How2Recycle Label. Photo: How2Recycle.info
H&G
Quick Bit from Mary Mazzoni
To help clear up confusion about recycling, the Sustainable Packaging Coalition developed its How2Recycle Label, a straightforward label that gives consumers detailed information about the packaging materials and their proper disposal.

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According to the National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) and The Association of Postconsumer Plastics Recyclers, PET bottle recycling surpassed 30 percent for the first time in 2012. Photo: Flickr/zone41
NEWS
News from Mary Mazzoni
PET bottle recycling surpassed 30 percent for the first time, but there's still room for improvement.

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Is this crinkled ball of paper less likely to be recycled than a flat piece of paper? Photo: Flickr/Kate Ter Haar
NEWS
News from Mary Mazzoni
The U.S. recycling rate has risen by less than 6 percent in the past decade. This sad but true stat leaves many greenies wondering what’s stopping American consumers from blue-binning it more often. A new study, published in the peer-reviewed ...

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Photo: pippalou
News from Earth911
ACI's new report shows cleaning industry’s progress in sustainability and transparency.

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Greenwashing Infographic
NEWS
Tips from Haley Shapley
As consciousness has risen when it comes to the health of the environment, businesses have responded en masse by offering more eco-friendly products, services and policies — or at least, they say they have. Greenwashing is a term used for ...

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