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How To Throw A Zero Waste Holiday Party 

How To Throw A Zero Waste Holiday Party  | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it

Did you know that over the course of the Christmas holidays the average American family creates up to 25 percent more waste? 25 percent more than the rest of the year!

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Waste not...have yourself an eco little Christmas

Waste not...have yourself an eco little Christmas | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it
The link between Christmas and consuming has become so ingrained in our society that anyone who questions it is likely to be dubbed a scrooge. 
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How Games Can Make Sustainability Fun

How Games Can Make Sustainability Fun | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it

It’s the concept of applying game design and mechanics to real-world problems. By employing the principles that make games engaging — a sense of fun, competition, achievement, gratification and improvement — gamification increases the motivation, engagement and contribution of the target audience, and produces the desired results through their involvement.

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The Road To Ending Food Waste

The Road To Ending Food Waste | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it
No one wants quality, safe food to be wasted. A greater focus on food rescue efforts can increase the amount of all types of foods, and especially desirable perishable products, to ensure all families can put a wholesome meal on the table.
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5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Packaging

5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Packaging | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it
A solid packaging design strategy is an integral part of the supplier's role in the restaurant industry value chain. A supplier is the first line of defense against the dangers of spoiled food and product recall. Thorough packaging protects products from potholes, uneven surfaces, and anything else that bumps and
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Several Major Cities Resolve to Remove All Diesel Vehicles By 2025

Several Major Cities Resolve to Remove All Diesel Vehicles By 2025 | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it

These cities also pledged to incentivize alternative vehicles and promote walking and cycling infrastructure.

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HAVE YOU SEEN THE WORLD’S FIRST GOLDEN GARBAGE TRUCK?

HAVE YOU SEEN THE WORLD’S FIRST GOLDEN GARBAGE TRUCK? | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it
The golden garbage truck travels the streets of the South America’s biggest city, which produces 20,000 tons of trash daily.
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Streets & San is piloting the use of a "blue cart buddy" bag to boost recycling participation

Streets & San is piloting the use of a "blue cart buddy" bag to boost recycling participation | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it

As part of a pilot program, a "blue cart buddy" bag will show up at 5,000 households on the West and Northwest sides over the next few weeks, accompanied by an explanatory letter and postcard.

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Life without garbage: “zero waste” eco-style

Life without garbage: “zero waste” eco-style | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it

Everybody heard how harmful are the dumps for the environment and what consequences the pollution can cause. In different countries the problem is being solved in different ways: some sort and recycle the garbage, others use eco-packages.

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Hennepin County to give cities incentive to start organics recycling

Hennepin County to give cities incentive to start organics recycling | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it
By 2020, Hennepin County plans to send more funding to cities in order to speed process.
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From black bags to green gas: how rubbish could heat our homes

From black bags to green gas: how rubbish could heat our homes | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it

The fossil fuel currently provides 85pc of our domestic heating needs - yet if we are to meet climate change targets we must drastically curtail its use within a few decades.

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Food for thought: Finding a solution to Thanksgiving waste

Food for thought: Finding a solution to Thanksgiving waste | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that Americans will scrape more than 200 million pounds of food off their plates and into the trash this week, marking one of the highest food waste generating days of the year: Thanksgiving. 

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New Jersey to Revamp its E-Waste Recycling Program

New Jersey to Revamp its E-Waste Recycling Program | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it

A newly approved bill will allow the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to establish a statewide standard to collect, transport and recycle e-waste.

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16 tips to reduce food waste this holiday season

16 tips to reduce food waste this holiday season | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it

'Tis the season to buy a fridge full of groceries, only to toss half of them a week later after having lived on cookies & eggnog at unexpected parties and gatherings. Right?

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Best Countries for Green Living

Best Countries for Green Living | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it

The Best Countries for Green Living scored highest on a compilation of three country attributes: cares about the environment, health conscious and innovative. Survey respondents perceive many European countries offer the healthiest environments.

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Space’s Trash Collector? A Japanese Entrepreneur Wants the Job

Space’s Trash Collector? A Japanese Entrepreneur Wants the Job | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it
A start-up company called Astroscale is dedicated to cleaning up some of humanity’s hardest-to-reach rubbish, and its plans include a small satellite with an adhesive glue.
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Proposed Boston ordinance would charge you 5 cents a bag at grocery checkout

Proposed Boston ordinance would charge you 5 cents a bag at grocery checkout | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it
Grocery and convenience store bags in the city would cost five cents apiece under a new law aimed at getting more customers used to bringing their own.
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Millennials - The Generation Of Waste 

Millennials - The Generation Of Waste  | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it
Growing up, I remember faulty appliances being fixed by either my grandad or at a local repair shop - where a man with a never-ending array of tool
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Indonesia Ranks Second as the World’s Highest Contributor of Plastic Waste to Oceans

Indonesia Ranks Second as the World’s Highest Contributor of Plastic Waste to Oceans | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it
This plastic waste causes harm to marine biota and its habitat, including mangroves and coral reefs.
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This Wool Is Made From The Pine Needles You'd Normally Trash

This Wool Is Made From The Pine Needles You'd Normally Trash | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it

While there are a lot of new and exciting materials that designers are just beginning to play around with—like flexible batteries, Velcro metal, and conductive inks—Forest Wool manages to take one of our oldest natural resources and create a material that's just as intriguing.

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What's better for the environment, paper or reusable plastic?

What's better for the environment, paper or reusable plastic? | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it

The law took effect immediately. Now, customers get a choice: For about a dime they can buy a reusable plastic bag or a paper bag, or they can bring their own bag to haul their stuff home.

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In Noida, robots do the recycling at the World Robotics Olympiad 

In Noida, robots do the recycling at the World Robotics Olympiad  | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it
The World Robotics Olympiad 2016 was held in India for the first time in Greater Noida, and this year’s theme was to use technology to provide innovative solutions to reduce, reuse and recycle waste.
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Indianapolis man's goal — feed families, not landfills

Indianapolis man's goal — feed families, not landfills | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it
John Williamson was appalled when he heard how much food America wastes. Now, he's diverting it to the hungry.
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Food for thought, in 5 tasty videos

Food for thought, in 5 tasty videos | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it

Thanksgiving is a time to commune with loved ones over a scrumptious feast, mulled spirits and three helpings of dessert, awash in a holiday glow.

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Nature is priceless, so let's value it

Nature is priceless, so let's value it | Recycled News! - Curated by CleanRiver Recycling Solutions | Scoop.it
The natural capital concept is not a sell-out. It’s a way to shine light on, and cultivate appreciation for, the invisible benefits of nature.
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