Paper Recycling Vs Manufacture

Posted on 06. Apr, 2013 by in Did you know?...

Did you know?… The manufacturing processes for making new paper from raw materials the the process for recycling used paper emit approximately the same amount of carbon dioxide. The key difference is that recycled paper prevents the old waste paper from being put in landfills, which degrades and produces potent greenhouse gases (mainly methane), and […]

CD packaging on eBay

Posted on 06. Oct, 2012 by in Rebalance

If, like me, you buy or sell any CDs on eBay, then here’s a guide to making sure your CDs arrive safely. A hard outer layer : a reused CD specific envelope, or box/folded card Write “mokol” on the outside : tell the recipient why you’ve reused old packaging (even if you have used new, […]

Starbuck score of 12

Posted on 09. Mar, 2012 by in Reuse

I’m a fan of Starbucks, and frankly it tastes better, stays hotter longer, and is more practical to get on the move, in a take-away cup. Leaving the cup itself aside for now, I “get through” a lot of sleeve holders, so time for corrective action: reuse them. Prise the holder off the cup when […]