Perspectives

Perspectives

  • Apr

    18

    2019

    Carton Council

    While the recycling industry has recently faced some obstacles, it has never been more important to focus on improving recycling and  nurture the public-private partnerships that bolster it.

    We can all agree that we need to act swiftly and decisively to make improvements to our recycling system, but also recognize that it is not an undertaking that any one individual or organization can tackle alone. We must all work together to proactively improve the recycling system.   

    With Read More...

  • Mar

    22

    2019

    skettenburg

    Each year on March 22, the United Nations recognizes World Water Day and highlights the importance of water – in particular, drinking water. In addition to ensuring that people around the world have access to clean drinking water, there is also am emphasis on how this is achieved in a sustainable way.

    We are particularly proud that today, a growing number of brands are opting to package their drinking water in food and beverage cartons, an eco-friendly option for water on the go when Read More...

  • 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...