As we become vigilant about cleaning everything we touch we must do the same with our reusable bags, cups, and other items. The overarching message here is the importance of continuing to move forward with a total system overhaul to make using reusables a safe and convenient option.
Many of us are home, practicing social distancing, and doing our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It is important that we still make green decisions and practice environmentally conscious behavior, even during a pandemic.
The City of Irvine is now offering a FREE Green Business Assistance Program, designed to help businesses operate sustainably and receive public recognition for their efforts. Becoming a Certified Green Business means implementing practices that reduce energy and water consumption, and more.
If a load of recycling contains non-recyclables – even by just a fraction – that entire load risks not being recycled. That’s according to new guidelines being enforced by China, a major importer of recyclable materials created in the U.S.