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The Benefits of Paper

The Benefits of Paper

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Airline Company Designs Compostable Food Boxes

Airline Company Designs Compostable Food Boxes

Everything from cereal boxes to egg cartons should be disposed of in the recycle bin rather than being dumped in the garbage. A little recycling can really go a long way in helping the environment. Aside [...]

Have A Paperless Holiday Season

Have A Paperless Holiday Season

The holidays are notorious for wasting paper. Wrapping paper for gifts have a way of finding themselves in dumpsters and trash cans across the world toward the end of the year. If you’re looking for a [...]

China Cracking Down on Gutter Oil

China Cracking Down on Gutter Oil

Police in China have detained 32 people in a nationwide crackdown on “gutter oil“, or illegally recycled old kitchen oil. The campaign is part of an attempt to clean up China’s food safety record following several [...]

Recycling in West Bridgewater

It will be requested of residents of West Bridgewater Massachusetts next month to increase their recycling efforts. Starting the first day of July, the West Bridgewater transfer station will accept computer monitors, mercury-based items like fluorescent [...]

Sup? Suberra, That’s Sup!

After cork bark, the wood used to make wine bottle corks, is plugged, it may be fashioned into a durable, high-density slab called Suberra by the Eco Supply Center in Richmond, Virginia. This company has compress [...]

Here Comes Recycling Day

With America Recycles Day rolling in on Monday, now might be a good time to contemplate the impact of digital technology on waste. Try and visualize the obsolete cell phones, TVs, computers, modems, and tangle of [...]

How to Keep it Green in a Country That Doesn’t Care

The federal government will be turning a cold shoulder to clean-air campaigning as more climate change deniers will find a new stage and microphone on the Hill. So what are some doing to fight back? Alden [...]

Making the Change Can Make All the Difference: Switching from Bottled to Tap Water

Can you believe it? Last year Americans spent nearly $11 billion on over 8 billion gallons of bottled water. That’s a lot of water! Wanna know what they did with the empty bottles? They mindlessly tossed [...]

Get A Bucket, Reroute your Laundry Runoff, Water a Garden

Do you have an organic vegetable garden? After the stock market crash of ’08, chances are considerably higher that you do. The home and garden division of Target and other various megastores are reporting an unprecedented [...]