Wondering how to save energy at the office? Look around your office. How old are your computers and printers? Is the refrigerator in your break room from 1972? Is the air conditioning on full blast during the summer? People are becoming more and more conscious that their … [Read more...] about How to Save Energy at the Office
If you're anything like me, you probably have a drawer in your bedroom with at least two or three old cell phones, just sitting there, taking up space. I've been wondering what the most responsible thing to do with those old cell phones lately, so I started doing a little bit … [Read more...] about How to Recycle Old Cell Phones: The Ultimate Guide
Photo courtesy of Vagawi Every year, approximately 1 Billion tires are replaced due to wear and tear. Many of these tires end up in landfills, but the majority are burned or converted into Tire Derived Fuel. A growing number of tires are being recycled after they have reached … [Read more...] about Mulching with recycled rubber tires
Photo courtesy of Jeremy Brooks at Flickr.com. Bottle caps are surprisingly difficult to recycle. Many curbside recycling programs ask that you remove any lids or caps from bottles. For one thing, this allows the bottles to dry out (reducing transportation costs by reducing … [Read more...] about Bottle caps and recycling – are they recyclable?