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Green Up Your Business and Add Green to your Pocket: 5 Ways to Reduce Your Company’s Environmental Footprint

Businesses everywhere are looking for ways to become more eco-friendly and reduce their environmental footprint. Switching to sustainable practices is win-win for both the environment and your company: you can save money by reducing waste, attract environmentally-conscious consumers and employees,… Read the rest

Consumers Willing to Pay More for Eco-friendly Food Containers

Eco-friendly takeout food container According to the food industry focused research and consulting firm Technomic, about 60 percent of consumers are willing to pay more for eco-friendly take out food packaging made with sustainable materials. Consumers also want high-quality, sturdy… Read the rest

Do Consumers Really Care about Eco-friendly Packaging?

Just how important is eco-friendly packaging to consumers? It’s not just “tree huggers” that are giving green products priority in their buying decisions these days – recent research shows that a growing number of consumers are looking for recyclable and… Read the rest

How To Make a Recycled Plastic Lunch Bag

From Simply Rurban - Living Rurally in an Urban Setting… Do you ever come a cross a recipe, craft, sewing project that you just can’t wait to do/try and then are disappointed with the final outcome?  This is one of… Read the rest

Canadian Plastics Industry Association Fights to Stop Toronto’s Bag Ban

Photo Credit: Katerha The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA), through its legal counsel, has threatened to take legal action if Toronto implements its plastic bag ban passed in June of this year. In a letter sent to Toronto’s City Solictor,… Read the rest