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Ten Speedy Ways to Upcycle Tires

Tires and inner tubes provide the template for endless upcycling ideas.


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Aug 19 2014

Understanding the Recyclability of Different Paper Grades

The EPA recognizes five different grades of paper, each with different recyclability properties.

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Aug 18 2014

How to Recycle Golf Balls

The best way to recycle a functional golf ball is to find an organization that will reuse or refurbish it.

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Aug 15 2014

Recycling Profile: Erie, PA

Despite instilling single-stream curbside recycling, Erie still uses plastic bags to collect its curbside recyclables.

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Aug 14 2014

Using, Storing and Disposing of Pesticides and Fertilizers

Fertilizer and pesticides come with a host of toxic consequences if mishandled. But you can keep them safely and discard them properly if you follow these steps.

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Aug 13 2014

Ten Chandeliers Made from Recycled Bottles

Glass bottles of all shapes, sizes and colors offer endless illumination possibilities.

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Aug 12 2014

Disposing of Medical Sharps and Needles

Knowing how to safely dispose of needles is incredibly important for your safety and for the safety of others.

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Green Leaders Share Their Journeys

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Phoenix is trying to raise its recycling rate from 14% above the national average to 40% over the coming years.

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Ken Fonville took his expertise of high-quality furniture and decided to create a sustainable, environmentally safe product for consumers concerned about the toxicity of contemporary furniture.

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The CCAC focuses on curbing global warming and diminishing climate change through sustained efforts.

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