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How to Save Money with Alternative Energy

Do you want to save money? If so, then you should certainly consider using alternative energy. Arguably the most important benefit is that you can do your part to help conserve the Earth's natural resources,...
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China’s New Recycling Policies May Spark an International Waste Crisis

The current state of North American recycling results in much of our recyclables being shipped to China for processing. But a new policy being implemented by China is going to place much stricter controls on...
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How Do Plastic Bags Affect Our Environment?

Whether you live in an urban megacity or rural farmland, you surely see plastic bags blowing around anytime you leave the house. Some blow across roads like post-apocalyptic tumbleweed, while others become snagged in the...
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Making the Most of Recycling for the World [Infographic]

Let’s all make a New Year’s resolution right now. Let’s all check around at our local government, at our local big box stores, and with our waste management companies to find out just how much...

What Happens to Our Waste? [Infographic]

Did you ever stop to think about where all our waste goes after we’ve finished with it? Once it’s collected from our homes, it might find a new lease of life by being repurposed into...

Treecycling: Christmas Tree Recycling

The smell of a live tree is part of the magic of the holidays for many people. In North America, between 30 and 35 million trees are sold at Christmastime. While reusable, or at least...
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Recycle that Shutter! A Creative Kid-Friendly Project for Fall

It’s fall, and the kids have been back to school for awhile now. If you’re like most parents, you’re undoubtedly suffering from two very common, but very different maladies: the my-kids-are-getting-sick-of-school malady and the...

Plastic Bags: How Convenience is Killing our Planet [Infographic]

Plastic bags continue to pose a major risk to the planet's environmental health. For instance, did you know that there are 46,000 pieces of plastic found in every square mile of ocean? And more than...
The Life Cycle of a Plastic bag

The Life Cycle of a Plastic Bag [Infographic]

Although you may only use a plastic bag for about 20 minutes, its lifespan is much longer than that. In fact, it could sit in a landfill for 1,000 years – that is, if, by then,...
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The E-Waste Problem and How To Help [Infographic]

As our collective adoption of technology and electronics continues to grow, so does the amount of electronic waste (or e-waste) that's building up around the globe. Between TVs, cell phones, computers, and everything else with...

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