The Green Word

Are you looking for recycling tips and ideas? Then, read our monthly blog, where we highlight eco trends, recycling solutions and give you an inside look at GreenWorks in action.


February 6, 2022

New year, new beginnings. It’s the start of 2022 and time for resolutions. This year instead of focusing inward – I’ll lose 10 lbs, I’ll work out more, I’ll be more patient. What if we made resolutions that will affect our recycling behavior and create some lasting eco-friendly habits. Here are our top 5 recycling […]

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December 10, 2021

With holiday mania fast approaching, many of us (myself included) are hurrying to the box stores and amazon to fulfill wish lists of loved ones. Clothing is one of my favorite gifts to give and receive, but lately, as I walk through the aisles of department stores, I find myself thinking, why are these clothes […]


America Recycles Day: Reflecting on overlooked benefits of recycling

November 18, 2021

The 15th of November is America Recycles Day… yes, that’s actually a “thing” and it has been in existence since 1997! In 2019, America Recycles Day was officially recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of the U.S. government. The tradition of this day is what you would expect: encourage others to recycle, ensure you […]

turning trash into treasure

Turning Trash into Treasure

October 4, 2021

REDUCE. REUSE. RECYCLE. Three R’s that will increase the sustainability of our planet. It’s 2021, and most of us are doing our part to reduce where we can. How turning trash into treasure can help us. We have cut down on our use of paper towels in favor of cotton dishtowels, we bring our own […]

The Busy Recycler

Meet Sarah, the Busy Recycler.

September 3, 2021

The Busy Recycler is ready to tell us how to recycle right. Watch as Sarah summarizes the dos and don’ts of residential curbside recycling.

Recycling Pizza Boxes

Recycling Pizza Boxes

August 2, 2021

The Busy Recycler is at it again. On this occasion, Sarah explains what to do with pizza boxes. The good news is you can put them in the recycling bin, but there are a few guidelines to follow before you do. Follow these guidelines for recycling pizza boxes.