Recycling Labels Explained [Visual]

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According to a BBC poll, 47% of people report having arguments about what types of plastic can be recycled. The reason for the confusion? There are seven different types of plastic packaging and some are recycled more often than others. Also, due to funding and resources available, each local authority collects and processes recycling waste in different ways.

We’re all used to seeing the 3 arrows in a circular icon (♻️). This is called the mobius loop, and while you might think that this is an indication that the item can be popped in your recycling bin, you’d be wrong. It only means that it could be recycled, but whether that can happen depends on the services your council supply. It’s also worth noting that this symbol is unregulated throughout the industry, meaning that anyone can use it. Which begs the question, can you even trust…

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Practical Guide to a Paperless Office [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

An uncluttered, paperless office creates a modern, professional appearance. Costs are reduced as use of paper, ink/toner, physical storage and postage decrease. Paper is a security issue: Files can be lost, stolen or destroyed in a fire or flood. Cutting the use of paper is eco-friendly, sustainable and better for the planet. Visual by Goby Inc. … Continue reading Practical Guide to a Paperless Office [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

6 Ways to be a more Sustainable Traveller — ecogreenlove

Traveling is a fantastic way to relax and forget all about our daily worries, reconnect with nature, stretch our boundaries and discover incredible cultures. But, since there are so many things threatening our environment, with traveling comes the responsibility to protect nature. If you love both traveling and nature, continue reading this article, and find … Continue reading 6 Ways to be a more Sustainable Traveller — ecogreenlove