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The long journey towards keeping Gu Energy packaging out of landfills

Published on September 7, 2015 By administrator

In a perfect world, all packages would be fully recyclable. In reality, it can be harder than expected to turn packaging into something valuable for reuse We all know the maxim “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”, but what happens when an item doesn’t fit into one of these categories? It becomes the “R” people don’t like to [...]

Fact Filled Tuesday: Landfills

Published on March 31, 2015 By administrator

What is a landfill? A landfill is a large area of land or an excavated site that is specifically designed and built to receive wastes. Today, about 56 percent of our country’s trash is disposed of in landfills (EPA, 2003). Items such as appliances, newspapers, books, magazines, plastic containers, packaging, food scraps, yard trimmings, and [...]