180 million cards will be purchased. Be sure to purchase a card made from post-consumer recycled product. These cards can then be saved for art projects or can be recycled along with the rest of your mixed paper.
It’s a new year and lots of people make resolutions: lose weight, exercise more, quit smoking are the biggies. To recycle more is another great one, but what if we work on reduce and reuse, and ultimately refuse, this year?
To increase recycling rates, single stream recycling was created. We thought it would be easy. But in the last 5 years the value of recovered waste has plummeted while the effort to extract it has risen. One of the major challenges in single stream recycling is contamination.