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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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Breaking Down Summer

It’s almost officially summertime, and that means a return of trips to the local pool, vacation time for you and the kids, and plenty of time soaking up the sun! But have you ever wondered about what’s actually in some of your seasonal staples? Are inflatable kiddie pools recyclable? What ingredients make up your favorite […]

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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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Straight from the Heart

Around this time of year, we hear a lot about the newest trends in gift-giving, the latest thing you must give your sweetheart to show your appreciation come February 14. In 2018, instead of breaking the bank and possibly giving your valentine something that’s less than kind to the environment at large, consider a homemade […]

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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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Trick-or-Treating Never Looked So Green

The doorbell rings and you answer it, only to discover a slew of monsters assembled on your doorstep! Relax: it’s Halloween and those are just trick-or-treaters. But what’s really scary – even more frightening than a gang of beasts showing up to demand treats – is waiting until the last minute to buy a pricey […]

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