Recycling Profile: Long Beach, CA

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By 1-800-RECYCLING April 18, 2014

Long Beach's weekly curbside recycling program accepts items like polystyrene, plastic bags and paint cans.

How to Recycle Mattresses

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By Sophia Bennett April 17, 2014

Nearly all of any given mattress can be recycled. Learn about the process, and what you can do to ensure your old mattress is properly recycled.

Nashville Earth Day Festival: Keeping Nashville Beautiful

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By Maggie Wehri April 16, 2014

Nashville celebrates Earth Day on Saturday, April 19 at Centennial Park.

How to Recycle Motor Oil

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By Sophia Bennett April 15, 2014

In the U.S., an estimated 61% of used motor oil is dumped — not recycled — yet drop-off points are located all across the country.

Earth Day 2014 Events Take Over Boston in April and May

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By Kara DiCamillo April 14, 2014

Boston is alive with Earth Day events in April and May.

461 Colleges and Universities Nationwide Recover 89.1 Million Pounds of Organic and Recyclable Materials During RecycleMania

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By 1-800-RECYCLING April 14, 2014

During this 14th annual tournament, updated weekly rankings allowed schools to track their performance in eight categories measuring their recycling rate.

Recycling Profile: Nashua, NH

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By 1-800-RECYCLING April 11, 2014

Nashua's single-stream curbside recycling program could be a model for other programs around New Hampshire.

How to Recycle Textbooks

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By Sophia Bennett April 10, 2014

Textbooks can present some difficulties when it comes to recycling, but there are a number of great programs across the country that can help.

Organics Recycling in Minneapolis

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By Wendy Gabriel April 9, 2014

Residents of Minneapolis and surrounding Hennepin County can take advantage of great curbside composting programs that accept a vast number of organics.

How to Recycle Wood

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By Sophia Bennett April 8, 2014

The key to recycling wood is learning how to differentiate between the different types of wood products so you can recycle those that are able to be recycled.

All-Electric ‘Drivable Shark’ Coming to Roadways in 2014

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By Sophia Bennett April 7, 2014

Arcimoto's first electric vehicle hits the market this year, and aims to change the industry with its extended-life battery, recyclability and affordability.

Recycling Profile: Virginia Beach, VA

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By 1-800-RECYCLING April 4, 2014

Virginia Beach has a solid curbside recycling program in place, but waste diversion rates remain low.