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Recycling

  • Finding Recycled Pencil Manufacturers

    It has been estimated that over 82,000 trees are cut down each year to meet an annual worldwide demand of 14 billion pencils. Using recycled pencils is a great way to help save the world’s trees and protect the environment at the same time.
    By AngelaC June 28, 2011 

  • How to Reuse Old Buttons

    While you may think you cannot do much with old buttons, they have quite a few alternative uses.
    By L.Romano June 28, 2011 

  • The Explanation of Post Consumer Content

    Today there are many different ways manufacturers label and identify environmentally friendly products. This article will explain post-consumer content, what it is and how to purchase items that contain it.
    By AngelaC June 28, 2011 


  • Finding Recycled Paper Covers for the Table

    Tips and resources for finding recycled paper table tops made of 100% recycled materials. These table covers can be for daily use or parties!
    By Chrissy Dean June 28, 2011 

  • Ways to Upcycle PC Cases

    Most of us have got at least one old PC case laying around the house. Instead of adding that computer case to the local landfill, repurpose it and keep on using the shell. From organization use to plant housing, there are several ways you can reuse any...
    By Laura Jean Karr June 15, 2011 

  • Get Creative with Your Recycling!

    Sometimes when decluttering our homes, we find things we'd love to recycle, but that we have no idea what to do with. Many objects that we might otherwise throw away that could be turned into a great craft project or used other innovative ways to...
    By Ronda Bowen May 31, 2011 


  • Five Things You Can't Recycle Locally

    People in many communities believe that what they place in their community recycle bins will all be recycled, but that is often not the case. Learn about five items that won't be recycled by your local program.
    By Laura Jean Karr May 31, 2011 

  • A Pattern and Directions for Making Recycled Sweater Mittens

    Get green and crafty by recycling old sweaters into mittens! Using items that you already have around the house you can create warm and cozy mittens that can be used whenever a chill is in the air. Read on for a free pattern for recycled sweater mittens...
    By Laura Jean Karr May 31, 2011 

  • How Should You Dispose of Treated Wood Safely?

    While there are no specific laws or regulations for the proper disposal of treated wood, there are many reasons to dispose of it safely. This includes not burning, grinding, or recycling pressure treated wood, and it includes possibly holding on to it...
    By Sage Kalmus May 26, 2011 

  • How to Recycle Plastic

    Plastic recycling codes can seem very confusing. Furthermore, your curbside recycling program may only take a small fraction of the total plastic that you use and discard. Here are a few tips on what to recycle at the curb and how to reuse the plastic...
    By Jennifer Claerr May 24, 2011 
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