How Do You Recycle?

The Green Samaritan

With Earth Day approaching, I’m curious… How do you recycle or how does your city handle recycling? I’m fortunate – my city offer curbside recycling and furnishes a big brown can to deposit all our recyclable items in to include paper, aluminum cans, glass, newspaper, steel. Green Living Recycling Curbside recycling how to recycle

Wales Just Doubled Its Recycling Rates, Here’s How America Can Do It Too

Green Home Blog

Wales Just Doubled Its Recycling Rates, Here’s How America Can Do It Too. Recycle bin. Recycling is good for the planet and future generations, but the amount of household waste that is actually recycled is much lower than many individuals might expect.

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New Year’s Resolution #4 – Recycle

Green Home Blog

Only 34% of that waste was recovered through recycling and composting – that’s a lot of wasted energy and resources! So this year, our fourth resolution is to help the environment by recycling more. . When you recycle, you’re helping to keep waste out of toxic landfills. Because it takes less energy to manufacture products from reclaimed materials, recycling is also a great way to conserve resources like oil, electricity, and water.

A Guide to Green Flooring

Green Home Blog

A Guide to Green Flooring. And no matter what kind of carpet you chose, keep it clean with a green carpet shampoo and regular steam cleaning to help control allergens.

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The great recycling scam

Green (Living) Review

We are encouraged, nay pressured even, to clean and nicely separate all our recyclables – glass, plastic, paper, etc. But what really happens to those “recyclables” that our municipal refuse services pick up from the kerbside? by Michael Smith (Veshengro) And, yes, it is indeed a scam!

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6 Simple Ways to Green Up your Office Space

Hug a Tree with Me

6 Simple Ways to Green Up your Office Space: Recycle Everything: Recycled everything that can be recycled. Recycle your paper, plastic and aluminum waste with your local recycling center , and recycle your ink cartridges at Cartridges for Kids.

Green Senior, Green Soldier

Green Home Blog

Green Senior, Green Soldier. Youth seems to take center stage when it comes to various causes, especially the green movement. Many, sixty and over, have been dealing with different aspects of past as well as future green behavior that most have rarely considered. Those same people know what it means to save a buck which often involved reusing, recycling, composting and more. Seniors of today maintain their green living through a variety of ways.

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Recycling gone Right: How 3D Printing can Change the World.

Elephant Journal

Here’s another crazy fact: nearly every single piece of plastic ever made is.

Stating the Green Case: Small Business Advantages

Green Home Blog

Running a small business is hard enough without having to implement green products or additions. However, what many companies do not realize is that by making their organization more green friendly, in turn, promotes good business. Small Business Green Example: Overkill.

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The new road to Dubai will be recycled and “green”

Green Prophet

Just three years ago, when I started writing for Green Prophet, a project like this was virtually unheard of. This in turn encourages suppliers to improve the quality of their product and enables Abu Dhabi to push their widespread “greening” initiatives even further.

A traveler’s guide to upcycling & recycling

Green Traveler Guides

| Greening on the Road | Here’s a cool infographic which aims to increase awareness of the environmental effects of traveling and features a number of typical travel essentials such as sunscreen bottles, suitcases, towels, books and plastic water bottles. It highlights the effects each particular item has on the environment and the benefits of […] A traveler’s guide to upcycling & recycling is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

5 Ways To Green Your Bedroom

Green Home Blog

5 Ways To Green Your Bedroom. Green your bed! It’s easy to overlook the bedroom when you’re trying to go green – what’s the point if you’re asleep in there the whole time anyway? To get you started, here’s a list of five ways you can keep your bedroom safe, clean, and green.

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Green Small Business Startup Ideas

Green Home Blog

If you own a small business you probably already know how important it is to embrace and incorporate some sort of green initiative into your business model. It is green re-using at its finest. Recycled Art. Green Goats. Blog and Green Library Your Green Business

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Making Food Waste Recycling Easy & Convenient is Key

Environmental News Network

There is no question that food waste is a monumental environmental problem and recycling food waste would make a significant dent in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The barrier to food waste recycling isn’t so much about people’s willingness to compost. of food waste was recycled.

Holiday Efficiency: 10 EPA Tips on Keeping it Green

Green Home Blog

Holiday Efficiency: 10 EPA Tips on Keeping it Green. In the whirlwind of holiday shopping, activities, family, cooking and so much more it can easily let your green intentions slip away from you. Recycled Holiday Products – Purchase recycled wrapping paper and holiday decorations. Then, put them back in to the recycling loop. Keep your holiday energy efficient and as green as you can so come January you can work on your list of resolutions or leftovers or both.

Egypt Recycling Gets $340,000 Boost from Tetra Pak

Green Prophet

Tetra Pak sold roughly 1.625 billion packages in Egypt in 2011, of which only 20 percent were recycled. That’s a lot of untreated waste , but now the company has pledged $340,000 to boost the country’s recycling capacity.

Recycling Yourself When Green Projects Go Bust

Green Prophet

This ambitious little house was the first modern home fully based on green building principles specific to its Aqaba location. Recycled graywater irrigated the local flora filling its gardens. I’ve never owned a car; I’ve recycled paper and glass even in the most remote places.

Tripoli’s Doshma Creative Hub Has a Recycled Shipping Container Core

Green Prophet

But we love the shipping container, and not only because it’s recycled. Design Doshma eco design green design Libya Design recycled materials recycled shipping container Tripoli

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Recycling a la Hyacinth Bucket

Green (Living) Review

However, this seems to be just the tip of the iceberg as to all kind of weird habits when it comes to putting out their recycling and rubbish bins. Here we have the truth about glass recycling. At other times card stock is recycled into business cards, index cards, note cards, etc.

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Hundreds of Xerox Paper Strips Make Extraordinary Recycled Curtains

Green Prophet

Arad creates entire scenes with recycled Xerox paper shredded into hundreds of long strips. Design curtain of xerox strips eco-art green art Naama Arad Paper Installation recycled materials recycled paper wall made from paper

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Reuse and Reduce

Green Home Blog

So much of what we throw away doesn’t need to end up in the trash: food waste can be composted, materials like plastics and metals can be recycled, and many products like clothes and appliances can be reused. was recycled or composted in 2010. Recycled Plastic Radio Flyer Earth Wagon.

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The dark side of recycling

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Recycling is not the most sustainable method to protect the biosphere from greenhouse gasses and other pollutants. In fact the green circular economy of plastics manufacturing and re-manufacturing impacts severely on the environment.

What is Wrong With PVC?

Green Home Blog

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. When you have to buy plastic products, try to buy recycled plastic and avoid PVC (it will be marked with plastic recycling code #3) and instead look for those marked #1 or #2, which are easier to recycle.

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Green sky genius: tray table cover from recycled plastic

Green Traveler Guides

Now there's a personal space you can be sure is clean with an antimicrobial tray table cover made from 100% recycled plastic bottles. It's is food-contact safe Green sky genius: tray table cover from recycled plastic is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Airlines News Technology Air travel Green Travel News Reuters trayguardDisgusted by dirty, germy airplanes?

10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween

Green Home Blog

10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween. Below are ten small changes you can make that will help you and your family have a green, healthy, and happy Halloween. Instead, look for recyclable and biodegradable products or show your kids how to make decorations using leaves, acorns, and other materials from nature. Tagged: beeswax candles , composting , green holiday tips , green ideas , Halloween , LED lighting , reusable bags. Posted on October 11, 2011.

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A Traveler’s Guide to Upcycling & Recycling. {Infographic}

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Z ADMIN Green Featured Today infographic plastic recycling traveling upcycling water bottlesCurrently, it is playing a massive role in reshaping our impact on the planet. With this newfound mobility, it has become more important than ever to.

Nation wakes up to coffee cup recycling on-the-go-go

Green (Living) Review

With 84% of takeaway hot drink consumers still using disposable cups, Veolia’s coffee cup solution aims to collect takeaway cups as soon as the consumer has finished their drink to reduce cup contamination and increase recycling rates.

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4 Simple Ways to Recycle your Hair

Hug a Tree with Me

It may seem a bit unorthodox to recycle our hair, but the simple act is far better than generating trash and funking up the landfills… 5 Simple Ways to Recycle your Hair: Compost it : Human hair happens to be a perfect source of nitrogen, which makes it effective at influencing fertile soil.

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One of the great things about recycling

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) One of the great things about recycling is that the process helps to minimize the presence of waste material in our communities but recycling is really the last stage of waste management which begins at home. Waste management does not begin with recycling, it ends with it, for when we toss stuff out we have actually lost in the waste management game. 2015 Technorati Tags: Green Living , recycling , reuse , upcycling , waste management

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Recycling & Upcycling For Travelers

Environmental News Network

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Get Involved In Your Community

Green Home Blog

So Greenhome wants you to help everyone in your community feel the benefits of living green. There are approximately 9,000 curbside recycling programs in the U.S. 13% of Americans do not have access to curbside or drop-off paper recycling programs. Chose curbside – cities with curbside recycling programs have higher recycling rates than those without, so lobby to bring curbside programs to your city or expand existing ones. Get Involved in Your Community.

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

Green Prophet

All of the exterior walls and some of the interior walls are built with recycled stone. Architecture & Urban Aga Khan Architecture Awards architecture green design recycled materials sustainable design

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How to recycle or upcycle old mobile phones

Green Prophet

This is how you can recycle or upcycle your old phone so that you’ll stay in touch with others and still be doing your bit for the planet. There are number of ways you can recycle your phone by letting others use it. What happens to a phone when it is passed on for recycling?

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What Is Your Carbon Footprint?

Green Home Blog

Human activity over the last few decades is responsible for creating huge amounts of these gases, which is why reducing greenhouse gas emissions are such an important part of going green. You can also help by choosing a green power company that generates electricity uses renewable resources like wind , solar , or hydropower, all of which produce fewer greenhouse gasses than burning fossil fuels. In fact, the EPA estimates that recycling in the U.S.

$10 Recycled Cardboard Bike Indiegogo Campaign Raises Nearly $20,000 in Two Days

Green Prophet

Designed by Israeli inventor Izhar Gafni , the bicycle is made with recycled cardboard mixed with recycled plastic bottles and used car tires. Visit Cardboard Technologies’ Indiegogo campaign if you want a piece of this very cool green action.

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Square Mile coffee cup recycling challenge nothing but a stunt

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Major coffee retailers and businesses in the London Square Mile have on April 3, 2017 joined forces to launch a scheme which aims to recycle half a million coffee cups in London this month, edie reports. Well, recycled where and how?

The Recycled Plastic Bike that Never Gets a Flat Tire

Green Prophet

Dror Peleg’s recycled plastic bike will set you “Frii&# from flat tires. Using injection mold technology, this spunky Frii bicycle is made entirely from recycled plastic materials. Other Cool Eco-Designs on Green Prophet: Aya Kaya Has Fun with Sustainable Design.

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Stunning products made using recycled paper


Green Products. Green Homes. Recycling. Green Living. Green Tips. Stunning products made using recycled paper. The world is gradually entering into an era where use of recycled materials is increasingly gaining momentum. These reasons are also the inspiration behind designers enthusiasm for creating unique products from recycled paper. All you need is 390 pieces of recycled paper, glue, acrylic colors and a card board. Please login.

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Discovery’s Planet Green to be Recycled This Summer?


The eco-themed television experiment that is Discovery Communications Planet Green network will come to a merciful end this summer, according to TV Guide. The magazine quotes insiders who say the Read More. Entertainment Featured Film/TV News

Best recycled furniture units for sustainable homes


Green Products. Green Homes. Recycling. Green Living. Green Tips. 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. From the looks, it’s hard to imagine that this chair has been made using recycled materials. Please login.