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Electronic Waste Recycling: Importance and Facts

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recycling electronic recycling However, that is not the story in various landfills. This type of […].

The first 100% recycled food safe crate in the UK

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Sainsburys is the first UK retailer to recycle its old food crates into more efficient ones made from 100% recycled material.

The politics of recycling vs reusing

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But recycling is not environmentally benign. Furthermore, recycling is not a closed-loop system, even if it is being sold too us as such.

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Egypt Recycling Gets $340,000 Boost from Tetra Pak

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Tetra Pak sold roughly 1.625 billion packages in Egypt in 2011, of which only 20 percent were recycled.

Food waste kerbside recycling

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All recyclables, especially food waste, should be reprocessed and processed locally. food waste kerbside recycling recycling

Recycle Your Printer Cartridges!

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Did you know that throwing your empty printer cartridges in the bin is not an environmentally friendly practice? Green Lifestyle

Iranian Recycled Stone Apartment #1 Among 2013 Aga Khan Architecture Award Nominees

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majority of the economic activity in Mahallat centers around cutting and processing stone. All images courtesy of Aga Khan Development Network.

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This company turns recycled plastic bags into designer furniture with a traditional Egyptian weaving process

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Cairo's Reform Studio is turning trash into treasure with its Plastex material, which is woven from plastic bags using Egyptian handlooms.

Daring Moroccan university recycles urine as drinking water

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“These tiny pores can filter out unwanted compounds in water, in particular nitrate.” This is huge.

Best recycled furniture units for sustainable homes

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Recycling. Best recycled furniture units for sustainable homes. The eco conscious homeowner of today has a number of options to go green, and one of the best ways to do the same is by opting for the recycled furniture units. Leftovers’ recycled garment furniture. Recycled cardboard furniture. Please login. Sign In.

Arab Gulf recycles paper, plastic, and cars!

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Workers separate cables, which are sent to electronic waste traders, and foam cushions that can be recycled locally.

What is Wrong With PVC?

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It also is not safe to burn, and its composition makes it difficult and expensive to recycle (in 2010, only 3% of post-consumer PVC was recycled). Another problems is that the process of recycling PVC releases many of the same toxic chemicals as the manufacturing process. What is Wrong with PVC? What Is PVC?

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Barriers to Solid Waste Recycling in Saudi Arabia

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Excellent at recycling oil, what are the barriers to Saudi Arabia in recycling other valuables? Iran’s S.

Dirty Rubber Recycled into Unbelievably Beautiful Decor in Morocco

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Weaving, woodworking and basketry are all popular local crafts that Dole sought to incorporate into the recycling project with dual benefit.

Eco friendly lamps made from recycled materials

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Recycling. Eco friendly lamps made from recycled materials. It has become the duty of every citizen to do all he can to live up to the three R’s: reduce, reuse and recycle. If you’re one of those who’d like to join the green brigade, you can begin by getting yourself some of these trendy recycled lamps. 1. Please login.

Following the Recycled Paper Trail

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On ENN we talk a lot about the importance of recycling and sustainability.  Re-Use of Processed Paper. Recycle Paper via Shutterstock.

Reyoutilizer App Simplifies Dubai Recycling

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Developed by two twenty-year-olds for Microsoft’s Imagine Cup, Reyoutilizer simplifies the recycling collection process. Instead

Pot to Product - Plant Pot Recycling Scheme

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Ashortwalk launch their ‘Pot to Product’ scheme; a UK wide plant pot recycling scheme transforming redundant pots into new, useful garden products. The solution led them to create a full, closed-loop recycling process. This prompted the guys down at Ashortwalk to think of a solution to this frustrating dilemma.

Start Them Early: Seven Fun Ways to Teach Kids The Importance of Recycling

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Recycling is extremely important. Not only does recycling help the planet, but it can even earn you some money in the process, as well.

XOXO for MapleXO Recycled Skateboard Jewelry

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Featured Jewelry recycled skateboards upcycledLeeMoXO: MapleXO jewelry collaboration with LeeMo. LeeMoXO. MapleXO collaboration with Grove.

Egyptian Brothers Design a Clever Separator for Gulf Recyclables

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But more importantly, they say, Gulf recycling rates will never increase unless the process is made entirely more convenient than it is currently.

McDonalds Fleet Traveled 800,000 Miles With Recycled Biofuel

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It has been just 17 months since McDonalds announced its intention to recycle all of its vegetable oil for use as biofuel in its own fleet.

Big Business Sponsors Recycling Vending Machines in Lebanon

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They can hold up to 600 cans and bottles and are able to distinguish between recyclable and non-recyclable materials. That’s right.

To recycle or not to recycle – is that really a question?

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For most of us, the idea of not recycling is unthinkable. What about all the extra recycling facilities needed? Like everything, recycling has its pros and cons and maybe the majority just think it's right because they're told to. They toss glass jars from produce and then go and buy recycled glass storage jars. No more.

Recycling is a misnomer

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Commercial recycling really has a completely wrong name. Other recyclables also fare not much better, sort of.

Ionic solvents to save energy during biomass processing

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Recycling. Ionic solvents to save energy during biomass processing. According to a study conducted by the scientists at the Imperial College London, ionic solvents have slippery properties that could save approximately 80 percent energy consumed during biomass processing. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password.

Council considers change to recycling program

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Council of Bolton, in Lancashire, England, is considering a reduction in the number of kerbside recycling collections it makes, according to reports. This is despite communities secretary Eric Pickles stating that the cancellation of weekly rubbish collections was eroding trust in the democratic process.

Recycling Glass

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Recycling Glass. For this reason, the best way to dispose of glass is to recycle it. million tons of glass, only 27% of which was recycled. California is an exception to this trend – their bottle deposit program has led to a glass recycling level of nearly 80%. Recycling Glass. What is Glass? What Can You Do?

Processing Plastics

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Plastics are most often recycled not just for environmental reasons, but for economic ones as well. It’s plastic. . Green News Green Tips

Starve your trash can and recycling bin; Reuse more

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The more you reuse the less goes into the waste stream which, more often than not, means into the landfill, or has to be broken up in the so-called recycling process to make new products. Products often specially designed and created to make use of so-called recyclables.

Closing The Loop: Companies Making New Products from Recycled Textile Waste

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Only 15% of the textiles thrown away every year are recovered for reuse or recycling. Recycle your textiles, of course! Fair Fashion

Green Lunches for Schools

Green Home Blog

If your school is too small to make use of 100 pounds of kidney beans, consider enlisting several area schools in the buying process.

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Amazing Art Sculptures Made From Recycled Clothing

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The event was hosted by the Office of Recycling Outreach and Education and all clothing was loaned by textile recycling company Wearable Collections.

Recycle your Clothes

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Take a bite out of consumer excess by recycling your clothes. Buy recycled clothes. Take a look through your closet. Green Tips

Recycling Christmas Trees

Green Home Blog

Recycling Christmas Trees. And the best thing about this county tree recycling program? Usually, but not always.

Recycle Your Ink Cartridges

Eco Friendly Daily

Recycle your cartridges. Recycle at work. Environmental organizations and office supply stores will generally accept old cartridges.

A How-to For Recycling

Green Home Blog

A How-to For Recycling. Recycle! What can I recycle? Aluminum: Like glass, aluminum can easily be recycled again and again.

How Does It Work: Recycling Plastic

Green Home Blog

How Does It Work: Recycling Plastic. Recycle! How do we recycle it?  Sounds easy – so why don’t we recycle more?

8 Green Items Every Home Should Have

Green Home Blog

Greening your home can be a daunting process. 8 Green Items Every Home Should Have. Non-Toxic Cleaning and Housekeeping. 1. An air filter.

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Dirk Vander Kooij: Groovy 3D Print-Inspired Recycled Plastic Chairs

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In a seemingly endless movement the robot extrudes recycled plastic into chairs or other furniture.”