What to Do with Things You Can’t Recycle

January 23, 2017 by  
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Recycling is an excellent way to conserve resources, reuse materials and decrease the amount of raw materials being mined, logged or produced from scratch. It’s one of the environmental movement’s most successful enterprises in terms of…

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Circulating Zero Waste? This Newspaper Facility Delivers.

March 16, 2016 by  
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We often think of the concept of zero waste as it relates to the individual – trimming one’s life until the amount of waste generated is absolutely inconsequential (a year’s worth of might fill a jar or a small shopping bag, for example). The goal…

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Video: Creating Green Jobs

February 18, 2016 by  
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You already know that recycling is important for the amount it saves from going to landfills — scrap recycling diverts 40 million metric tons of useful materials a year — but did you know that job creation is also a huge benefit? Scrap recycling…

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7 Eco-Friendly Toy And Gift Ideas For The Holidays

November 30, 2015 by  
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I’m a big proponent of cutting down on the amount of stuff I give and receive during the Christmas season. Although I’m a huge fan of the Christmas season, it can get expensive, overwhelming, and wasteful if not done consciously. One way to balance…

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How Much Energy Is Your Smartphone Using?

August 16, 2013 by  
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Watching just one hour of video on a tablet or smartphone every week consumes more electricity than two new, Energy Star-qualified refrigerators consume in an entire year. A new report reveals other eye-opening data about the amount of energy our…

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Sara Lee Creates More Trash But Sends Less to Landfill

September 28, 2010 by  
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Sara Lee has cut the amount of waste it sends to landfill by 32 percent in the last five years, and six of its facilities send no waste to landfill, although the total amount of waste the company produces has gone up 7 percent in that same time.

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