Eco-Friendly Fall

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If you’re looking for ways to stay eco-friendly during the fall months, look no further! We have six suggestions on how to be sustainable this autumn. Use solar-powered lights. Enjoy your outdoor seating sustainably by choosing solar-powered, LED, or fluorescent lighting. This small switch will save energy and keep your autumn nights bright. While you’re at it, make sure to add …

What is EPR?

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Recently, there has been more and more discussion on EPR in the plastics industry and the sustainability world. For those not well-versed in industry jargon, it can be hard to follow along. So, what is EPR? EPR stands for extended producer responsibility. In short, the strategy aims to make producers responsible for the end-of-life of their products. To go more …

What Does PCR and PIR Mean, and What is it?

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You have most likely heard of PCR and maybe even PIR, but what do they stand for? These acronyms are extremely common in writings about sustainability and plastic — so common that sometimes they aren’t fully explained. If you’ve been wondering what PCR and PIR are, we’re here to help. PCR is commonly written as PCR resin, which stands for …

Reduce waste. Reuse plastic film. Restore our Earth.

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This April 22 will mark the 51st Earth Day, a time to share our love of the planet, reflect, and innovate. This year’s official Earth Day theme is Restore Our Earth™ and centers on “natural processes, emerging green technologies, and innovative thinking that can restore the world’s ecosystems.”  For our take, we’ve adopted the tagline “Reduce waste. Reuse plastic film. Restore our Earth.” …

5 Tips to Make Your Summer Parties More Eco-Friendly

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With summer right around the corner, it’s time for backyard parties and holiday barbeques. From disposable dishware to aluminum drink cans, summer parties create huge amounts of trash. This summer you can have fun at your gathering while keeping the environment in mind. Here are five helpful tips for being more environmentally conscious while hosting and attending summer festivities. 1. …