Saving latex gloves from landfills : evaluating sustainable methods of waste disposal such as recycling, composting, and upcycling

James Wang
Introduction LUSH is a company that prides itself on sustainable practices, by creating their products with fresh fruits and vegetables and using as little packaging as possible to save unnecessary plastics. Materials are composted and recycled whenever possible at their manufacturing facility in Vancouver. However, latex gloves are becoming an issue as it represents approximately 95% of the wastes that go into the landfill. So the research question is: what factors prevent latex gloves from...
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