Talking Trash

Tips for Greener Giving

Tips for Greener Giving

Did you start your shopping early this year? While retail stores continue to operate with limited stock, staff, capacity, and hours, many of us are doing our holiday shopping online. Although it may be convenient and contactless, online shopping significantly...

Thankful for you!

Thankful for you!

Give thanks for a little and you will find a lot. ~ Hausa (Nigerian) Proverb During this time of Thanksgiving, we find a lot to be thankful for in our partnerships with solid waste educators. They constantly inspire us with the good work they do in their communities...

Recycle better for program sustainability

Recycle better for program sustainability

Have you noticed that what is accepted for recycling may change from year to year or from place to place? That’s because recyclables are part of a commodities market. For example, sometimes certain types of your recyclable plastics or glass can be sold at a good...

America Recycles Day: a reminder to keep recycling

America Recycles Day: a reminder to keep recycling

Each year in November, we celebrate America Recycles Day to remind us about the important economic and environmental benefits of recycling and to help motivate occasional recyclers to become everyday recyclers. Since the early 2000s, the amount of waste recycled or...

Eco Partner Margot welcomes refugees

Eco Partner Margot welcomes refugees

Our hard-working team delivers the content you can count on to help educate your community about local solid waste issues and programs. Our team members also do good works in their local communities. Eco Partners, Inc. staff writer Margot Gibson joined an ambitious...

Good deals that do good

Good deals that do good

Buying and selling used items helps your community, your wallet, and the environment. But how? The sad truth is that Americans make tons of garbage — literally. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the average American throws away more than 4½...