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Women who have made impressive changes in their industries to push sustainability!

Have you ever wondered who is behind the awesome zero waste tips you see online, new innovative statewide initiatives, or company-wide sustainability efforts? Well, many of those driving forces are women! In honor of Women’s Day, we’ve selected a few notable women who have made impressive changes in their industries to push sustainability. We want you, our members, to have the chance to get to know these ladies and applaud them as we do! Maybe their drive will inspire you to make changes and slay as they do. We know you have it in you!

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Tired of the same old bag? Hamilton Perkins is a revolution!

We just picked up the coolest partner and they have been picking up our trash since 2014! Hamilton Perkins is creating jaw-dropping fashion from recycled plastic water bottles, pineapple leaf fiber, museum signs, showroom signs, and billboard vinyl.
Have you noticed the countless transitions between billboards, bus signs, and other advertisements? Probably not, these have been an advertising stable since advertisement began, but how many of us really think twice about the waste they generate? The Hamilton Perkins Collection exists to create timeless limited-edition bags from the trash we forget about.

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8 Sustainability tips for the busy human We know you are busy but being sustainable doesn’t have to be a huge undertaking. Here are our quick tips to start making a change in 2020! Take it one step at a time; don’t let yourself get overwhelmed by the ideas on the list and just try and start with one! Educate yourself on what's [...] Read More
You recycle, we reward! Do you recycle? Recycling Perks rewards you for your recycling efforts with discounts and freebies at local and green online businesses. It's FREE! Plus you can learn some more ways of living greener while having fun!!! Sign Up NOW SIGN UP Create your private account and enter your home address so we can allocate you [...] Read More
How to tell your kids that Santa went green this year

We are all trying to make a difference this holiday season thinking more sustainably, but for some people with young kids that can be a tough choice to make. At what point do parents feel like they are robbing their kids of the holiday magic?

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Don’t do it!

New Year’s resolutions tend to be about resolving to do something different in the next year. Most of them relate to working out more, eating better, or spending more time with our families. So we have scoured our blog articles from the past year to come up with a list of things not to do next year. Because, in theory, it’s easier not to do something than do something, right?

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Shop Small doesn’t stop on Saturday

It has always been a passion of ours here at Recycling Perks to support local small businesses. So as you can assume, hearing that Small Business Saturday broke records this year warmed our hearts. According to American Express, the creators of the Shop Small movement, over $19 billion dollars was spent at small businesses across the country during Small Business Saturday 2019–the most in its 10-year history! We want to encourage you to keep that going, not just one day a year but all year long!

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1-2-Whoa! 3 steps to outgrow the single-use bag. Are you still using single-use plastic bags? With our steps to Whoa!, we want to help you outgrow the single-use bag before the new year. You can count on some great tips and videos to make you laugh along the way. Are you in? Step 1 is the easiest, although maybe not the most convenient. [...] Read More
Rinse, wash, reuse

If you are like us then you have acquired quite the random collection of reusable bags from cotton, to linen, canvas and possibly even ones made from reusable plastic bottles. It’s great to have a bunch, it ensures that you won’t ever be caught juggling leaving the grocery store. But, we have a question for you, did you ever think about the number of bacteria that could be lingering on your bags? Gross! Check out some tips below for cleaning those bags. 

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Reusable Bags Like You Have Never Seen Them Before

We all talk about the importance of bringing reusable bags to the grocery store and the many design options but have you heard about the many uses of reusable bags? They can be used for more than just grocery runs in their traditional form…..but thanks to a lot of awesome people out there they are not just offered in their traditional form anymore! Check out 5 “new age” reusable bags.

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