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Case Studies and Resources

2nd Annual "Blue" Friday

Reposted from United by Blue

Topics: environmental recycle waste cleanup

Recycling Cigarette Butts

We see them everywhere, cigarette butts littering the ground.  Most people don’t even think about what those filters are made out of, so here we go.  Most filters are made out of acetate cellulose, which is a plastic.  As we all know by now, plastic doesn’t biodegrade or break down for hundreds of years, and even the broken down plastic, just turns into microplastic.  So, up until recently, there has been no “cure” for cigarette butts.

Topics: recycling zero waste recycle waste cleanup plastic waste

Waterway/Park Cleanup with Us

The crew at Waste Cost Solutions would like to meet up with our followers and friends to clean up a park or waterway area.  Who all would like to join us?  Depending on the number of people, we would be willing to supply trash bags, gloves, beverages, and maybe even some t-shirts!  

Topics: waste cleanup

Combating Plastic in the Ocean

It was a beautiful weekend, so I decided to take my dogs for a nice walk along the intracoastal.  I have always loved the ocean, it is my place to relax and just be in the moment, and it makes me feel connected to everything.  Imagine my sadness when I saw this:

Topics: waste management plastic pollution waste cleanup recycling plastic plastic waste

40 year old plastic container looks almost new

This image has been making the rounds on social media the past few days, so I decided to do some research to find out just how valid it is.  I was actually surprised to find out that it is legit.  

Topics: waste disposal food waste waste cleanup recycling plastic

Instead of Black Friday Go Blue


Topics: sustainability retailers trash reduce News zero waste waste cleanup