Perspectives

Perspectives

  • Dec

    10

    2018

    Carton Council

    December brings many festive occasions like holiday parties, potlucks, family dinners and more. This holiday season, be sure to pass along our recycling tips to your residents to ensure gatherings are Earth friendly!

    Tip #1: Set out both a trash container and a recycling container at gatherings. People are more inclined to recycle when it’s right in front of them. Also, if you line the container with a plastic bag, make sure that bag doesn’t end up in your recycling Read More...

  • Nov

    15

    2018

    Carton Council

    In case you didn’t already know, food and beverage cartons can be recycled in Minnesota! While a standard practice globally, carton recycling really started becoming more prominent in the U.S. over the past nine years, thanks to public-private collaboration across the entire recycling chain.

    The Carton Council of North America recently launched an education campaign in Minnesota to make sure residents know to recycle their food and beverage cartons, which are used to package products Read More...

  • Jun

    05

    2018

    Carton Council

    Among the United Nations’ theme days, World Environment Day on June 5th is special for encouraging individuals and groups to do something –locally– to take care of the Earth.

    We know much needs to be done. In a time of climate change, islands of floating trash in the seas, and pervasive waste around the world, these and other challenges are daunting and difficult to resolve Read More...

  • Apr

    24

    2018

    Guest Blogger

    By Helen Lowman, President and CEO, Keep America Beautiful

    Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization and a Carton Council partner, inspires and educates people to take action every day – not just during Keep America Beautiful Month or on Earth Day – to improve and beautify their community environment.

    We believe everyone has a right to live in a clean, green and beautiful community, which includes improving recycling in Read More...

  • Mar

    15

    2018

    Carton Council

    Communities, businesses, governments and individuals are coming together to raise awareness about the importance of recycling during the first Global Recycling Day on March 18.

    For Keefe Harrison, CEO of The Recycling Partnership, every day is recycling day. The Recycling Partnership works to improve recycling across the United States by helping communities add recycling carts, develop infrastructure for recycling and Read More...