Archive for the ‘Recycling’ Category

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Why You Should Be Upcycling, Not Just Recycling...

May 31st, 2015

A lot of people work hard to live a green and sustainable life. If you are trying to be as green and eco-friendly as you can, it is important you make yourself aware of the benefits of upcycling. While deciding to reduce, reuse and recycle is good and should be done whenever... Read More

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7 Recycling Tips in Honor of World Oceans Day...

June 6th, 2012

Image by SF Brit / Creative Commons Friday, June 8th is World Oceans Day. Although only one day a year is officially set aside for celebrating and honoring our world’s oceans, there are steps that each of us can and should be taking every day to help protect and... Read More

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Recycling Edition of the Weekly Greens...

October 23rd, 2011

Image by Paul Swansen / Creative Commons Every week I run across environmental and green articles that catch my attention for one reason or another. This week I came across a number of recycling articles that I thought were worth sharing. So, without further ado, here is the recycling... Read More

Sustainability: From Biodiesel to Water Waste...

September 21st, 2009

  Image from  When it comes to sustainable-living, not many people can say they are living a sustainable life, much less a green one.  Don’t get me wrong, many people have parts of their life where they are trying to be green or trying to act more responsible... Read More

Biofriendly Tire Recycling...

September 11th, 2009

  Image by vagawi  Whenever you have tires that just don’t have any tread left on them it’s time to get rid of them.  But what happens to tires that are worn down or no longer able to be used effectively?  Is there a biofriendly way to recycle them?  What kinds of things can be made by recycling... Read More

Ziploc Evolving For The Environment...

August 3rd, 2009

  Image from  Ziploc recently launched their Ziploc® evolve™ Sandwich and Storage Bags which are designed to be better for the environment. Great news, right?! But, why did they make a new line of bags instead of just making their existing bags more environmentally-friendly?  Well, according to their... Read More

Can I recycle that?...

July 31st, 2009

  Image by CSatch The other day I was flipping through Woman’s Day magazine and I saw this great little article titled “the best way to recycle it”.  It basically said how to recycle old outdoor equipment.  Of course that got me thinking, what other odds and ends (or... Read More

Green Technology: Getting The Word Out...

July 20th, 2009

  Image by SanyamStudios Anything having to do with “going green” or green/clean technology is definitely a hot subject these days. Companies taking steps towards improving the environment, lessening their carbon footprint and promoting sustainable/eco-friendly living are what everyone wants to see and hear. It is so big in... Read More

The High Line: A Biofriendly Way To Get Around New...

July 6th, 2009

Image by WalkingGeek  If you are looking for a better, more biofriendly way to get around Manhattan’s West Side, how about using the High Line.  What is the High Line you ask?  Well, it’s an environmentally-friendly elevated park which runs for about 1 1/2 miles through the West Side... Read More

Disney Donating One Million: Project Green...

June 29th, 2009

  Image by Giles Douglas Most of us are trying to do our part, no matter how big or small, to help the environment and make our lives a little more “green”.  Any little bit helps and when it comes to kids, they like to do their little (or... Read More