Plastic and Oil Prices

We all know that low oil prices mean we pay less at the pump. But did you know the price of oil can affect your recycling? How is Plastic Made? Plastics are derived from the byproducts of petroleum refining and natural gas processing with materials such as cellulose, coal, natural gas, salt and crude oil. Crude oil is a mixture …

What is Zero Waste?

The Sustainable Choice Zero waste is a philosophy that encourages the reuse of materials and products with the goal that no trash be sent to landfills or incinerators. The Zero Waste Alliance (ZWIA) defines the philosophy: “Zero waste is a goal that is ethical, economical, efficient and visionary, to guide people in changing their lifestyles and practices to emulate sustainable …