Does the Cannes Film Festival recycle cans?

Green Prophet

They looked at green building practices and recycling trends too, finding that compliance was the exception. Two of the Matrix films are industry stand-outs, recycling more than 97% of their set materials.

Oh, You Recycled Paper, You.

Eco Friendly Daily

Oh, You Recycled Paper, You. It’s generally not all that difficult to find recycled things that make great items in your home. For example, we’ve seen on many occasions just how great recycled cans can be when they’re repurposed into something else.

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Canchuck: Discarded cans to nunchucks

EcoFriend

Abdul Vahid V: In a crazy recycling project, you can turn your discarded cans to Bruce Lee’s famous martial arts weapons the nunchucks. The DIY project kit comes with all the required hardware to turn the deserted cans to martial arts weapons, named Canchuck.

Alternatives to Plastic

Green Home Blog

Recycled Aluminum Water Bottle: Topo Trail Map. Recycling can help alleviate some of these problems, but the best way to protect the earth from plastics is to replace them with more eco-friendly materials. Alternatives to Plastic.

Israeli recycling video goes viral on YouTube

Green Prophet

A new video highlighting the importance of recycling is going viral on YouTube, garnering nearly 900,000 views in its first week online. A pair of gymnasts propels cans into an orange recycling bin with perfect synchronicity. The high-energy antics instantly make recycling cool.

5 Ways Businesses Can Increase their Sustainability & Go Green

Green Prophet

Indeed, making a few eco-friendly changes can lead not only to a better environment, but also more marketing opportunities and improved public relations. With all that in mind, today we’re going to share five ways businesses can help out the environment: Partner with a Charity.

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How Does Recycling Save Energy?

Greentumble

that you put into your recycling bin actually make a difference? Everyone knows that by recycling, we are helping to save landfill space and conserve natural resources, but did you know that by recycling you are also saving a lot of energy? Recycling means to reuse something.

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

Environmental News Network

Recycling is extremely important. Not only does recycling help the planet, but it can even earn you some money in the process, as well. Teaching your kids about recycling early on, then, can encourage environmental responsibility for life. Recycling Drive .

The Lifecycle of an Aluminum Can

Green Home Blog

The Lifecycle of an Aluminum Can. Aluminum cans are one of those quiet revolutions that have transformed our lives. This is out of the close to 110 billion cans made and discarded in The United States every year – which if recycled could avert almost 170 million metric tons of GHGs.

Eco Bride to be on Offbeat Bride

Green Earth Journey

This woman and her fiance decided to recycle 400,000 aluminum cans to pay for their wedding! When I started sorting our recycling the next day, though, I started to play with the numbers. We set aside aluminum anyway, since one of Pete's hobbies is smelting aluminum in the summer months, and just with the cans from his shop and various friend's offices / homes / shops, we can get a pretty significant number built up. Why cans?

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: What Do the Three Rs Mean?

Greentumble

Reduce, reuse and recycle is a battle. Reversing the trend of accelerating garbage accumulation is essential to the planet’s future, and reducing, reusing and recycling offers a comprehensive answer to an increasingly perplexing problem. Step #3: Recycle the rest. Recycling

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Green Super Bowl Parties: 5 Ways to Throw a Green Party

Living Green & Saving Energy

5) Having discouraged the use of throw-away dinnerware and utensils, if you are using disposable items, pick things that can be recycled to the extent possible. Definitely recycle cans and bottles. You can make this easy on your guests by setting out recycle bins for your guests to toss their cans and plastic bottles.

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Green Super Bowl Parties: 5 Ways to Throw a Green Party | Living.

Living Green & Saving Energy

5) Having discouraged the use of throw-away dinnerware and utensils, if you are using disposable items, pick things that can be recycled to the extent possible. Definitely recycle cans and bottles. You can make this easy on your guests by setting out recycle bins for your guests to toss their cans and plastic bottles.

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Recycled Art: Meet Emily the Elephant

Eco Chic

Artist Sarah Turner managed to get hundreds of children in the UK to make Emily the Elephant out of recycled water bottles. Mini-visitors got a chance to learn more about recycling in their community thanks to Emily’s help. Want more recycled art? Inhabitat.

Learn How to Recycle Ink Cartridges for Cash

Greentumble

Even small items casually disposed of can make a significant contribution to landfills, if enough people are throwing out those items simultaneously. This makes recycling your old printer and toner cartridges good for both the environment and your wallet. How to recycle ink cartridges?

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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.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Recycling

Greentumble

Until relatively recently, recycling was not a major. However, the last few years have seen it become an integral aspect of our everyday activities, with many of us sorting our waste into recyclables and non-recyclables without really thinking about it. Advantages of recycling.

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Teaching children about the environment

Green Prophet

It can be challenging for parents to impart these important lessons to their little ones. Never underestimate how much your child can actually understand, so be open with them about industrialization and urbanisation. Make recycling fun so they understand faster.

Vending Machine for Reused and Recycled Products

Celsias

Creator Lina Fenequito says the goal of Swap-o-Matic is to promote a shift from unconscious consumption to more sustainable living, and hopes the vending machine will show consumers that reusing and recycling can be as fun buying something new. Swap-o-Matic is a vending machine enabling users to donate and receive items without spending money. Over the years we’ve seen various initiatives enabling consumers to easily trade goods with each other for free.

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Bottled Water Goes Organic With llanllyr Source

Eccorazzi

Oh, and it comes in a recyclable can as well as opposed to a plastic bottle. We know that creativity is one of the most important aspects when it comes to marketing.

Crush-A-Can from Lakeland – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Brilliant can crushing device available from Lakeland in the UK Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Want to recycle cans, aluminum or steel, but have never enough for all of them in your can recycling bin? It can be painful.

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Bottled Water Goes Organic With Illanllyr Source

Eccorazzi

Oh, and it comes in a recyclable can as well as opposed to a plastic bottle. We know that creativity is one of the most important aspects when it comes to marketing.

Acre Father Aims to Make His Capital Green

Green Prophet

Over time, Green-Suisa convinced the Akko municipality to place forty recycling bins throughout the city: ”Akko won the first place in Israel for recycling,” he said. Recycling old waste can always be turned into art,” he said.

Simple Steps for Green Efficiency in the Restaurant Industry

Green Home Blog

For the up-and-coming independent restaurant, as well as the tried-and-true Mom & Pop place, so many options fueled by so much optimism can be daunting at first. From buying efficient equipment, switching out light fixtures , and retrofitting your pipes to locally sourcing produce and keeping your restaurant supply stocked with recyclable and compostable materials , the concept has become overwhelming to those unfamiliar with the trends.

Israel’s Shumis Pizza Joint Features Row Upon Row of Recycled Tomato Cans

Green Prophet

As urban trash threatens to bury city dwellers in environmental and financial ruin, recycling materials is becoming not only a progressive design technique but also a necessary one.

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The benefits of investing in green businesses

Green Prophet

But, glimmers of hope on the horizon show that if those at the top work at it, we can prevent more damage than most realize. But where can you invest in the future? Investment platforms have grown now to the point where smaller-scale, similar projects can also gain investment interest.

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Recycling Plastic Bags and Bottles- a Few Easy Ways

Green Prophet

Recyclable plastics or wastes for the dump? After photographing these items, they were put into a plastic item recycle bin, and will hopefully be made into other plastic products. Read more on plastic wastes and recycling: Recycling for Earth Day.

Env-Econ 101: Hotelling's Rule Part 2

Environmental Economics

In Part 1 of our Hotelling's Rule explanation , we laid out the basic economic observation that for a non-renewable, exhaustible resource with completely known stock, no discoveries possible, no alternatives, no recycling, private ownership and constant costs of extraction, the price of the resource will increase at the interest rate over time.  The stock can never regenerate itself.   Man-made capital can sometimes substitute for natural resources.

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The politics of recycling vs reusing

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The politics of recycling vs reusing and the deliberate confusing of the two On the left of the picture you see what recycling of glass looks like. But recycling is not environmentally benign.

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Parisian—and Planet—Approved Canned Rose Wine (What? YES!)

Eco Chic

Bout Time Wine’s canned rose is a no-fuss way to enjoy wine everywhere, be it poolside, rooftop, beach, or picnic. . I took Bout Time’s cans with me to the Great Lawn in Central Park last week for a New York Philharmonic concert. Can and all.

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Cleaner Environment and Cleaner Home in 7 Easy Steps! (Recycling Infographic)

Green Prophet

The question is, how can we all do something to help solve this problem? The World Wildlife Fund indicated recently that global recycling levels need to double to help solve this problem. Sometimes recycling can be difficult to understand.

Children and Recycling

Eco Friendly Daily

Children aren’t recyclable, but they can recycle! Schools teach children about the environment and recycling but it doesn’t have to stop there. At home, children should learn recycling can be fun and have personal benefits to them personally.

Egyptian Brothers Design a Clever Separator for Gulf Recyclables

Green Prophet

But more importantly, they say, Gulf recycling rates will never increase unless the process is made entirely more convenient than it is currently. More on Trash and Recycling in Gulf States: A Plastic Pollution Cocktail: Toxic Chemicals in Every Day Items.

U.S. Aircraft Carriers Scheduled To Be Recycled

Eco Friendly Daily

Recycling has become commonplace in today’s society. Aluminum cans, plastic bottles, electronics and other such materials are regularly, albeit not often enough, recycled. has recently announced plans to recycle at least four of the ships.

Google Resorts to Going Green With Trash Talk

Green Prophet

Gmail offers recycling tips. I was doing some email spring cleaning during an especially snooze-inducing conference call, and there in my Gmail Trash file, up popped a random recycling tip. Newspapers can be reused as wrapping paper for gifts.

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5 Factors That Affect Recycling

Eco Friendly Daily

Recycling offers a win-win situation both for the consumer and the environment. Americans are embracing recycling more and more as a part of everyday life. The EPA reports that recycling increased three percent between 2006 and 2007. Accessibility to recycling bins and curbside.

Gulf Recycling Machines Convert Waste into Advertising Opportunity

Green Prophet

A new recycling program in the United Arab Emirates makes recycling easy, and potentially profitable for the country’s top brands. And that’s a good thing since convenience is widely considered key to the successful rollout of any recycling program.

How celebrate Recycle Glass Month

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) September is Recycle Glass Month – in the United States ate least – and, at the time of writing in the middle of July, it is not far off now. But why have an entire month dedicated to recycling glass? What’s so great about glass recycling? Glass is 100 percent recyclable, and can be recycled endlessly with no loss in quality or purity. For every six tons of recycled container glass used, a ton of carbon dioxide is reduced.

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Bahrain Beauty Shop VaVaVoom Sells Recycling to Clients

Green Prophet

Luxury beauty salon VaVaVoom kicked off a recycling campaign this month that encourages its upscale customers to clean up the environment. The initiative aims to plant new recycling habits in ladies (and men) that don’t typically touch trash. Recycling is new to Bahrain.

Pre-Cycling: Choosing Not to Use

Eco Friendly Daily

It was a sense of environmental righteousness, of doing my part for the environment, of obeying the green triad of reducing, reusing and recycling. Certain products cannot be recycled at all and end up clogging up landfills faster than a diligent recycler can mutter the three R mantra.

The Environmental Risks of Reducing Fossil Fuel Combustion

Eco Friendly Daily

While the obvious solution may be to reduce the use fossil fuels, it can have unintended environmental consequences. Effect on Recycling. Another unintended consequence of reducing fossil fuel use is its potential effects on recycling.

Aspects of Green Living in Everyday Life

Green Living Ideas

Sure, sometimes you may have to pay a little more than normal but in most cases you are paying for quality which can prove more efficient at the end of the day. It can be a harder habit to get into as it is easy to forget bringing your own grocery bags.

Reuse creates more jobs than does recycling – fact

Green (Living) Review

If you read the GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW often enough and my articles (and books) then you will know that I rate reuse much higher than recycling and the fact is that reuse will and does also create many more jobs than recycling can and will ever do. While I can, theoretically, fix a desktop/tower PC I cannot do it with a laptop or a netbook; they are just too small and complicated.

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