China Plans to Cut Plastic Scrap Imports

Over 100 blue PET water bottles in a stack.

Americans use up to 50 billion high quality PET bottles each year so let us find new uses for waste plastic. As we collect, bale, and transport old corrugated containers (OCC), office paper, many types of packaging, wrappings, and strappings, Green Planet 21 will continue to partner with our clients to ensure that we maximize…

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Sustainable Recycling for Marijuana Packaging

13 five pound bags of pot

5 pound plastic bags are used to transport pot from the grower to the distributor. In November 2016, California voters passed Proposition 64, which legalizes the recreational use of marijuana for adults over 21 in California. This change rolls out in January of 2018, posing a challenge for the California legislature, which must scramble to…

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Depackaging and Composting Liquids

At Green Planet 21, our clients who are major food producers are intent on creating more sustainable workflows, on cutting their waste disposal costs, and on achieving zero landfill. Coca Cola called us when they needed to destroy 22,000 cases of a juice product they were not happy with. They wanted to be sure that the bottles…

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