Perspectives

Perspectives

  • Feb

    23

    2017

    Guest Blogger

    By: Isabelle Faucher, Managing Director, Carton Council of Canada

    AMERICANA, Environmental Forum and International Trade Show, is recognized as one of the leading multi-sector events of its kind in North America. It is a forum for the exchange of knowledge and practical experience, providing environmental and economic solutions to over 10,000 attendees from 40 countries.

    Taking place in Montreal, a city actively putting forward initiatives to preserve and protect the Read More...

  • Jan

    23

    2017

    Jason Pelz

    By Jason Pelz

    The Carton Council of North America is proud to announce that carton recycling has reached a major milestone and is now considered mainstream! Food and beverage carton recycling is available to 60 percent of U.S. households - a substantial majority of consumers, which means that cartons can now carry the standard “Please Recycle” logo, according to the Federal Trade Commission green guidelines.

    This achievement has Read More...

  • Jan

    19

    2017

    Carton Council

    Let’s face it. The holidays can be stressful – so we thought we’d have a little fun! Enjoy these tips:

    Do make recycling easy for your guests by leaving recycling containers near the trash containers.

    Don’t hide your recycling bins behind your car in the garage.

     

    Do re-gift.

    Don’t do it in front of the person who originally gave you the gift!

     

    Do feel free Read More...

  • Oct

    11

    2016

    Jason Pelz

    By Jason Pelz

    As we all know, the term recyclable is often thrown around to mean a variety of things. For example, when someone passes down clothing to someone else, it is often considered recycling. Certainly reuse is important and plays a valuable role in environmentalism. But in our industry – and likely for most of the visitors to this site  – recycling refers to the process of  collecting and making something new from materials that have been used before. Ultimately our Read More...

  • May

    11

    2016

    Guest Blogger

    By Kris Kaar, Resource Recycling Systems, Carton Council Field Team Member

    In Part One of my series of posts about recycling teams, we looked at the power and responsibility that the Resident and Read More...