Do you ever wonder what to do with old printer cartridges? Scary fact: Empty ink cartridges end up sitting in landfills when you throw them away. The chemicals and compounds inside them can pollute the soil and water, yet about 11 cartridges per second are thrown in the trash. A lot of ink and toner […] The post Top 4 Ways to Recycle Empty Ink Cartridges for Cash (and 3 Ways to Save on New Ones!) appeared first on Make Money Online.
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Electronic waste is hitting the headlines again. Like plastic bottles which are choking our oceans, e-waste is a growing threat to our environment. According to the Global E-Waste Monitor, 44.7 million metric tons (Mt) of e-waste was generated in 2016 and only 20% was recycled through appropriate channels. That was two years ago. Today, many […] The post 5 Ways Your Business Can Cut Down on E-Waste appeared first on SmallBizClub.
As the world tries to achieve a greener, healthier and more sustainable environment, doing your part will not only make you feel better about yourself but will also attract like-minded customers. In fact, many people today are ready to pay extra money to get products from an environmentally mindful company. If you operate a small […] The post Going Green Doesn’t Just Help the Environment: It Helps Your Bottom Line appeared first on SmallBizClub.
New textiles, made from discarded orange peel, milk or algae, are reducing the environmental impact of the world’s second-most polluting industry Orange peel is the unlikely by-product behind a new textile that’s being incorporated into collections by designer Salvatore Ferragamo. Back in 2013, Adriana Santanocito, a fashion student in Milan, and her friend and colleague Enrica Arena looked into whether anything useful could be done with the vast amounts of orange peel left behind by juicing machines. Continue reading…