Recycling is one of the easiest steps we can take to help save our beautiful planet, but many of us aren’t sure if we’re doing it right. Find out about the benefits of recycling, what goes in your recycling bin and how to choose products that are environmentally responsible.
Recycling means collecting used materials and transforming them into new products rather than throwing them away. It benefits the environment and our local community because it:
With such a long list of benefits, it’s obvious why recycling is important to help protect the environment for future generations. But what can be placed in the recycling bin and how clean does each item have to be to make it to the recycling plant?
Here are some fast facts on recycling in Canada:
Still not sure if you’re recycling correctly? A quick online search for “recycling rules [city or town]” will let you know exactly what you can and can’t put in your blue box.
Another great way to help protect our planet is to choose products made by companies that are dedicated to leaving the smallest possible carbon footprint. They might use minimal or recycled packaging, embrace sustainable manufacturing practices, ensure their products are recyclable or take steps to protect their region’s natural resources.
At Eska, we’re deeply dedicated to letting nature follow her true nature. We embrace the (re)cycle of life by taking a number of important steps to protect and preserve our planet. These steps include:
Our bottles are made from glass, polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic and recycled plastic (rPET). When you place an Eska bottle in your recycling bin or bin, you can rest assured that it is fit for recycling.
We’ve started making our spring water bottles with high-quality, food grade, 100% recycled plastic (rPET) and we’re working towards making our entire range of spring water bottles from rPET.
We’ve proudly joined forces with Plastrec, a Quebec-based manufacturer of recycled plastic. Our partnership supports Canada’s circular economy, reduces our carbon footprint and creates local jobs.
We work with environmental experts and regional authorities to constantly assess the impact of our activities on Eska’s natural spring and the virgin forest surrounding it in northern Quebec. We minimize soil contamination and we regularly conduct analyses on the esker to measure its level and safeguard it from contaminants.
Follow your true nature and help protect our beautiful planet with Eska.
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