Electronic Waste Recycling: Importance and Facts

Living Green & Saving Energy

With waste management being one of the prime steps of the recycling process, it is evident that each and every part of your waste is segregated and sent for recycling. recycling electronic recycling

Tree Recycling

Green Earth Journey

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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.

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!

The first 100% recycled food safe crate in the UK

Green (Living) Review

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

Recycling styrofoam

Green Living Tips

Styrofoam, or more accurately, polystyrene, is a common plastic product used in packaging that is leaving a terrible environmental legacy for generations to come. Learn more about polystyrene and pick up some tips on how to reduce or delay it from entering the waste stream

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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.

A traveler’s guide to upcycling & recycling

Green Traveler Guides

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. | 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.

National Recycle Week

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) June 16 to June 22, 2014 saw another National Recycle Week in the UK. Thus the message being drummed out relentlessly all the time appears to be “recycle, recycle more and then recycle more still”. Recycle is the last thing.

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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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RECYCLE Week

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) June is seeing the return of “Recycle Week” in conjunction with Recycle Now and the event runs from Monday, June 20, 2011 to Sunday, June 26, 2011. This year's Recycle Week has a “Home and Away” theme to it. Recycle Week Recycle Now Recycle Week 201

Radical recycling: a chicken is now a lamp

Green Prophet

And then there is the recycling element, because that’s what nature does. Nature recycles everything it possibly can, which – by the way – is why plastic bottles and other non biodegradable waste pose such a devastating affront to our very existence.

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. The mechanical recycling of plastics also is not without problems. Those fleece textiles are made from mostly recycled plastics.

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.

The myth of glass recycling

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The great majority of people, I am sure, firmly believe that the glass bottles and glass jars, of which they so diligently remove the labels and then put out for the kerbside recycling pick-up are going to make new glass bottles and -jars.

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.

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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

Food waste kerbside recycling

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Aside from the fact that food waste must be reduced any waste of food that does occur should, obviously, be recycled to bio-methane and compost. In other instances recyclables, such as metals, plastics, etc., food waste kerbside recycling recycling

Convert Trash to Treasure – Recycling Scrap Metal to Alloys

Living Green & Saving Energy

Scrap metal recycling is a huge industry and while it might seem like a dirty, hazardous trade to many, the truth is that recycling and reusing scrap metal is a gainful business that’s also very earth-friendly. The price of metals is continuously increasing which makes scrap metal recycling a very profitable business entity. recycling reduce waste recycle recycling scrap metal reuse

Recycling is bad

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Recycling makes people believe that they do good for the Planet, but is that really so? Recycling is bad for the Planet and I do mean that. I know that that sounds strange but the way that recycling is managed and operated makes it so.

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

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.

Recycling is taking our mind off the real issue

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Recycling and recyclability is taking our minds off the real issue and that is the overconsumption and consumerism but then that is also the aim. The act of recycling and the recyclability of products and/or their components is meant to make us feel good and forget about the real culprit; our wasteful consumption and the built-n obsolescence in most of the products on the market today. consumerism consumption greenwash recycling

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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CFL disposal and recycling

Green Living Tips

Compact Fluorescent Lamps have been gaining popularity due to incandescent bulbs being phased out, price decreases and their energy saving attributes - but disposing of the bulbs poses a challenge as CFL's contain a small amount of an environmental nasty - mercury

Recycled containers for seed starting and gardening

Green (Living) Review

Recycled containers come into the game here, whether for seed starting or general gardening, and most of them, if not indeed all, can be has for free. Just don't forget to put a hole or two for drainage and the same goes for any container that you recycle.

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

Green Prophet

While murmurings about clean technology, renewable energy and maybe even recycled materials had begun to emerge, there existed no supply chain of more earth-friendly materials to support any fledgling green initiatives.

Recycled planters

Green (Living) Review

Whether you are looking for a unique look for your garden or whether you are trying to scrimp by on little doing your garden I suggest you try “recycled” planters. Old rubber tires make excellent recycled planters.

Recycle Your Printer Cartridges!

Green Living Ideas

Printer ink cartridges are made of complex components and as such, are not able to be recycled or disposed of safely, unlike other traditional waste materials. Did you know that throwing your empty printer cartridges in the bin is not an environmentally friendly practice?

Greenpeace Israel Begins Urban Recycling Campaign

Green Prophet

Greenpeace Israel calls on Jerusalem and other municipalities to stop recycling their promises and start recycling trash. Recycling has improved over the past decade in Israel. Recycling Bins Take the Form of Art in Tel Aviv. Hiria: A Garbage Dump Turned Recycling Dream.

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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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?

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.

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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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What Recycled Paper Products from Poo Looks Like

Green Prophet

Following this article she picked up on the great new story of Applied Clean Tech , an Israeli company that is developing recycled paper from used toilet paper and other solid waste from the toilet. Smell-less and clean, would you use recycled toilet paper for anything but toilet paper?

Studio Sfog in Tel Aviv Studio Recycling An Art Form

Green Prophet

Israel faces nationwide challenges of mismanaged waste and insufficient recycling infrastructure, but from the deserts of Morocco to the streets of Tel Aviv , artists like Yotam Shifroni and Gidi Gilam are seeking solutions through creativity.

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Can Recycling Increase Your Attractiveness?

Environmental News Network

Who knew that recycling could make people consider you more attractive? Usually when I’m at a restaurant or and at party and ask “is there somewhere that this can be recycled?” But any way you interpret it, recycling probably won’t hurt your appeal.

Kelly Slater’s Fashion Line Made Of Recycled Fishing Nets

Eccorazzi

Eleven times world surfing champion Kelly Slater has launched a clothing line made with recycled fishing nets. Outerknown, the surfer’s first venture into the world of fashion, features board shorts, Read More The post Kelly Slater’s Fashion Line Made Of Recycled Fishing Nets appeared first on Ecorazzi.