Three Conscious Kids

As the concern for our environment continues to grow daily, it is so important to instill eco-friendly habits in the youth in order to create the conscious change that our Earth so desperately needs.    Ana Humphrey took action in her Virginia hometown by founding Watershed...

18 Questions With DAK Recycling

                                  18 Questions with Kevin Kaskel and Andrew Korn   What is your name? Kevin Kaskel What is your occupation? CEO What was your favorite (green) memory growing up? I saw people taking garbage from dumpsters and realized there was value & it’s beneficial for the...

How Each Of Us Recycle

Recycling does not come naturally - it takes time to work its way into your daily routine. Here are some ways our team members recycle. We hope it inspires you to make recycling an important part of your day!   Francesca: I was worried about the recycling situation...

Eco-Green Labeling – What You Need to Know

The movement toward more sustainable, eco-friendly packaging has made big strides in recent years, but with tons of labels now on every package – it’s hard to understand exactly what means what. There are reportedly over 400 different environmental labels used worldwide – which I...

Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping

There’s nothing more satisfying during the holidays than giving someone the perfect gift. Seeing their face light up as they discover what’s inside that package is priceless. But, gift wrapping can come with a high price tag – both for your wallet and the environment. Have...

NEW ZEALAND – The green, clean islands

  I had never thought about traveling to New Zealand, it just seemed too far away from New York. But, I was afforded the opportunity and I’m so glad I made the trip. While it was only for nine days (ten if you count the last...

5 Easy Eco-Habits

We are always looking for easy ways to be more eco-friendly. With these simple changes you can start being kind to the environment right away.   1.Think about the heat NOT FRIENDLY: Running appliances like the dishwasher and clothes dryer during the day produces heat and humidity, so your air conditioning...

Resolving to be greener in 2016

If you feel the need for a fresh start in your life, making a New Year's resolution this year might give you a little boost. Here at eco18 we want to encourage everyone to resolve to lead a greener lifestyle in the year of 2016, including...