Posts by heatherhaffener

  • Aspen, Pitkin County recognized as state leaders in recycling and composting

    Posted November 22, 2021 by heatherhaffener

    Pitkin County and Aspen are at the top of the list of Colorado municipalities and counties making strides in recycling and composting, but officials say there is still much work to do to get to where they want to be.

    The county and city were recognized as state leaders…

  • Recycling Paper and Cardboard? Here's the right way to do it.

    Posted November 4, 2021 by heatherhaffener

    There’s more to recycling than just tossing items into a bin. Use these tips in light of COP26.
    -Katie Teague

    If you order pizza regularly or receive multiple deliveries from Amazon every month, you’ve likely got empty boxes piled up somewhere in your house. And…

  • Love Zero Waste App finds treasure in trash

    Posted October 21, 2021 by heatherhaffener

    By Dyana Z. Furmansky

    The launch of the Love Zero Waste app in April 2020 is one of the little good-news stories that got trashed in the outbreak of the global pandemic, when practically the only news reported was bleak and related to COVID-19. “We didn’t get the coverage we…

  • New Technology Detects Food Packaging

    Posted October 21, 2021 by heatherhaffener

    LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 20, 2021–

    NEXTLOOPP, the groundbreaking project by Nextek Limited, that recently won the overall award for ‘Best Sustainable Packaging Innovation’ at Packaging Europe’s Sustainability Awards – has revealed the results of its highly successful tracer-based sorting trials held at TOMRA (Germany) in September…