If you’re looking for ways to go green and start implementing a more eco-friendly business, we can help. Here are a couple of easy to follow tips to help you make green and recyclable decisions for your business and life.
Tip 1: Think About What You Use The Most
An easy and high-impact way to transition to an eco-friendly business is to examine what supplies you use the most. Once these supplies are identified, swap them for recyclable options. For example, if you’re a restauranteur who uses plastic bags for take-out orders, try using a paper bag made of recycled content.
Tip 2: Opt For Recyclable Alternatives
Once you’ve started making more conscious and eco-friendly decisions, it’s easy to keep going. Try swapping out more disposables for these green alternatives.
Recyclable Materials To Consider
When you first delve into the pool of eco-friendly supplies and materials, there will be a few buzz-worthy and green-sounding options available to you. We understand how confusing this can get. To keep things simple for you and your business, here are a few tried and true earth-friendly materials to consider.
Recyclable Paper & Cardboard
With a push towards using recycled methods of processing and production, finding supplies and materials made of recycled paper is easy!
Recyclable Paper Materials
Biodegradable / Recyclable Plastics
Not often considered to be a green material, there are a few plastic types that can be recycled. The trick is getting to know which plastics are environmentally sound and which are not. A basic rule of thumb is to refer to the resin identification coding system indicated on your plastic.
Surprising Recyclable Plastics
Innovative Plant-Based Solution: Compressed Sugarcane (Bagasse) Fiber
Sugarcane is a sustainable raw material and renewable resource. Bagasse is a plant-based alternative to plastic and paper materials.