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.

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Plastic: We’ve Got Your Number

July 6, 2021

Plastic has a bad reputation. We try to avoid it as much as possible because it is one of the most common nonbiodegradable materials in our landfills. However, plastic is so convenient, inexpensive, and versatile that sometimes we can’t avoid it. That’s ok. Part of the reason plastic has a bad rap comes from the […]


Recycling Boxes and Packaging

June 1, 2021

The Busy Recycler loves to shop online as much as we do. This time Sarah clarifies the rules on shipping materials, what’s ok for the recycling bin, and what needs to be thrown away.

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Keeping Your Recycling Clean

May 3, 2021

We’ve all had the internal debate about whether an item goes into the recycling bin or the trash can. As good citizens of planet earth, we often include the article with our recycling in hopes that it can be recycled; we call this wish-cycling. However, when we recycle the wrong things, we can contaminate an […]