Most of us grew up with the notion of protecting the environment by recycling. Recycling can lower the amount of unsustainable raw materials used to manufacture products. This helps bring down the amount of waste filling up landfills and the consumption of valuable resources. Below are some fun recycling ideas to help you get started…
Ever get lost when picking out printer paper? Even with an Inkjet Printing Class from art school under my belt I still get perplexed when it comes to picking out everyday printing paper. There’s not a lot of recycled paper options, but if you want an eco-friendly paper that can keep up with the standard ones I’d recommend: Staples 100% Recycled Multipurpose Paper.
Eco-friendly notecards by Greenroom. These are perfect “thank you” cards for all those gifts you received over the holidays. Made from 80% post consumer waste and printed with nontoxic soy-based ink. Also man-approved!
Use green in your hair every day with Scrunci’s new eco friendly products. From 100% recycled hair clips and barrettes as well as the bamboo hair elastics and headbands. At a highly comparable price to their non eco-conscious products it’s a no brainier for me when I hit the stores!
Materials we have been recycling for years have been coming back to see us, labeled post-consumer materials. But what is the difference between pre-consumer, post-consumer and recycled materials?