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July 5, 2018

In post US holiday trading Comex copper prices have tumbled to a 1-yr low.

 Prices crashed to a one-year low on Thursday morning in the United States with market sentiment in the red metal affected by tough talk on tariffs between the US and China, leaving tremendous u...

July 4, 2018

What is Single-Use Plastic?

Single-use plastic is any plastic that can only be used once before being disposed of or recycled. Common examples surround us daily, including: grocery bags, water bottles, product packaging and straws. Recycling plastic rather than throwi...

January 5, 2018

Are you still tossing out machines rather than repairing them? Can you be forgiven for hanging onto the outdated notion that nonfunctioning machines and household appliances must be tossed and replaced?

The concept of throwaway culture belongs in the waste bin of histor...

January 2, 2018

The copper market should have known 2017 would be an interesting and potentially beneficial year after seeing US President Donald Trump’s inauguration speech promising to rebuild the United States and a 44-day strike at Escondida mine in Chile.

And even with some price...

December 29, 2017

China’s recycling challenge

U.S. consumers, firms, agencies will need to step up

DEC 29, 2017

Today’s Opinion stories

Lane County residents have enthusiastically embraced recycling, making it the only county in Oregon to send more waste to be recycled than to the dump last...

December 28, 2017

Now that you’ve vowed to get to the gym more, take some time to help others, and cut back on some of your vices, we at Greengo Recycling  would like to remind you to make recycling part of your New Year’s resolutions.

It’s never too late to begin taking steps to reduce...

December 27, 2017

Christmas morning, and presents have just been opened. Your home is now littered with mounds of colourful wrapping paper. But what on earth to do with it?

It brands itself as paper - so can it be recycled? The short answer? Not always.

And that's because gift wrap often...

December 6, 2017

"Disposable cups make up 22 per cent of large litter items in Vancouver and are one of the most commonly littered items in the city. Unlike Toronto, single-use cups for hot and cold beverages can be recycled in Vancouver, but as containers rather than paper owing to th...

December 1, 2017

We need a new approach to how we consume clothes if we want to prevent obscene volumes of waste, widespread exhaustion of critical resources and the toxic pollution of the environment, according to a new report from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

“The te...

November 16, 2017

The fourth industrial revolution may well be back on.

Materialise promises to show how it’s enabling customers to take 3D printing to the next level at formnext powered by tct. The Belgian 3D printing leader will announce new software automation tools and showcase its l...