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Going Green with Your Furry Friends

When you think of recycling, or adopting more sustainable habits, what are the first steps to come to mind? Normally, we would think of recycling in the home, maybe in the kitchen or as a general communal system for the household. But have you ever considered recycling with your pet? You may not realize it, […]

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Green Apps for Everyday Use: At Work

You’re there every week. Most people spend at least one meal-time on-location, or in its vicinity. And while it’s easy to complain about its constraints on your free time, at least it pays the bills, right? You may not always be able to land your dream job, but there are definitely methods of making the […]

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Recycling Tips for the At-home Chef

We all have that friend or family member (or maybe this person is you!) that absolutely loves to cook. It doesn’t matter what style of dish it is, or how long the process takes; the at-home chef is eager and willing to give it a try. But more often than not, cooking – whether experimental […]

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The State of Recycling in North Carolina

Recycling containers on suburban streets, multiple bins lined up in front of the local grocery store for all manner of recyclable materials, and reminders in office buildings and shops to dispose of waste responsibly: these days, North Carolina is home to a statewide initiative dedicated to habitual sustainability. Even in just the last few years, […]

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7 Things You Should Recycle at the Office

At work, you’re in the zone. And because you’re so focused on doing a great job, you probably don’t have much time to think about what should go in the recycling bin and what is just trash. But here at Carolina Fibre, we know how easy it is to establish healthy, productive patterns of sustainability […]

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A Natural Recycling Method

Recycling, by definition, gives us the ability to take used materials and put them back into commercial production, either as a similar product or something else entirely. But have you ever considered the possibility of recyclable products like plastic being repurposed as a food source? The wax worm is actually quite fond of plastic snacks, […]

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10 Ways to Reuse Plastic Easter Eggs

With the Easter holidays coming up, those iconic plastic eggs that get stuffed to the gills with sugary treats are everywhere! After they’ve been hidden and hunted, what are you supposed to do with those festive packages? Here at Carolina Fibre, we’ve got a few nifty green suggestions for repurposing that leftover plastic long after […]

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5 Ways to Recycle and Reorganize Your Personal Environment in 2018

It’s that time of year when we all scramble to make and get started on a resolution or two for the months to come, something to work toward and enrich our lives. This year, if you’re already planning on changing things up, why not start with your very own home? Here at Carolina Fibre, we’ve […]

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5 Environmental Advocacy Organizations to Watch this Year

2017 is coming to a close, and here at Carolina Fibre, we think it’s important to reflect back on some of the major events and influencers as we move forward into the new year. We’ve picked a few of the organizations we think deserve a pat on the back (and maybe a little something extra […]

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What We Learned from the SERDC Fall Recycling Forum

Earlier this month, Carolina Fibre had the unique opportunity to learn from fellow professionals in the recycling business at the Southeast Recycling Development Council’s fall recycling forum in Asheville, North Carolina. This year’s theme was “Overcoming Obstacles: Strategies for Success,” and for a day and a half we were able to gain a lot of […]

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