NY Passes Law to Ban Single-Use Plastics
NY passes law to ban single-use plasticsPhoto by(@DonNichols/iStock) One of *the* best things about takeaway food has been the extra napkins, plastic forks, and spoons. They’ve always made cleaning up work lunches and lazy dinners that much lazier with the extra supplies, as opposed to using regular silverware.
Woman stunned receipt charged her for the drink and the bottle separately
A woman expressed genuine confusion about the charges on her receipt. She bought only one drink. Yet, her bill reflected two fees. The video is by TikTok user Fjeff (@findingxfarrah). It has 366.4K views and 114 comments.
Clay County property owners receive tax refund for halt in recycling pickup
Some Clay County residents can expect a refund on their 2023 property tax bill. The halt in curbside recycling pickup from Oct. 21, 2021, to Sept. 22, 2022, means that some residents have or will receive a refund of $22.70 for the missed service, County Commissioner James Renninger wrote in an email. The refund can be seen on the 2022 property tax notice for taxes due in 2023.
Make this holiday season greener: Learn how to properly dispose of Christmas trees in Tulsa
TULSA, O.K. - As the holiday season ends, Tulsa residents are reminded of an important way to make their celebrations more eco-friendly: recycling!. Of course, the City of Tulsa wants to ensure residents recycle as much as possible.
New Company Purchases the Huntsville Contract to Pick up Blue Recycle Carts After Bankruptcy & 2,000 Complaints Calls
Huntsville residents have experienced delays in recycling pickup for a while, with 2,000 complaint calls received in the last month alone. There is no promise that the situation will be immediately fixed, but a new company has purchased the Recycling Alliance of North Alabama (RANA) contract after Red River Waste Solutions recently filed for bankruptcy.
Plastic Shopping Bags May Be Making A Comeback In NJ
Plastic shopping bags may be making a comeback in New Jersey.Photo by(Juanmonino/iStock) Plastic shopping bags may be making a comeback in New Jersey. Bill S-3114 is reevaluating the plastic shopping bag ban and working to bring the contraband items back into the garden state.
Save Money. Save the World.
America Recycles Day(via EPA) Want an easy way to help create over 680,00 jobs and $37.8 billion dollars in wages this year? The answer might surprise you. Recycle. Recycling contributes not only to the protection of our environment but also to “American prosperity.” As much as 7% of the waste that the average person throws out daily could instead be recycled and turned into objects such as park benches, picnic tables, or high-chairs.
China’s Impact on The United States’ Recycling System
A few years back, China made headlines for “breaking the world’s waste system” when they announced the National Sword Policy which would greatly reduce the amount of accepted recyclable imports. China then added salt to the wound by stating a desire to ban all recyclable imports in the coming years. Having previously accepted 95% of the European Union's plastic and 70% of the United States’ plastic, overnight, a number of countries turned their backs and labeled China a traitor. However, not only did China hint at these actions before, but they have also been solving a problem that other countries brought on themselves.
The Truth About Recycling
That tasty drink was good while it lasted, but now all that’s left is an empty plastic cup. Thankful for the memories, you get up and make your way toward the trash can. Seeing a variety of options, a small dilemma arises. Do you take the lazy road and throw your cup in the trash, or do you do right by the environment and put your cup in the recycling bin? Choosing the latter brings about a small bit of joy because you understand the importance of recycling. Little do you know, the destination of that plastic cup remains the same regardless of your choice.
Recycling plastic, paper and metal in the Gila Valley
Secured paper shredding and plastic recycling are available in the Gila Valley. Metal Mite Recycling at 5900 N Safford Bryce Rd in Pima takes metals, appliances, and select plastics. The Document Destruction paper shredding facility is located at 450 W 1200 S in Pima east of the Vard Lines Roping Arena.
Goodwill Stool Upcycle | Country Home Decor
Using decoupage paper on a project like this is so easy. I wanted to keep the color of the stool on the bottom, so I only painted the top of the seat to have a light, clean surface to add the paper. Before laying it on, I did a tamping technique to the top to give some texture to the background. I love how this came out, and I will use it again.
Kingsport's Eastman Leads the Circular Recycling Revolution
In the year's since Eastman chemical company announced a breakthrough innovation to address the world’s plastic waste problem in April of 2019, they have continued to expand on their notion of a circular recycling program.
The Jersey Junk Devil: A Litter Vigilante With a Vengeance on Earth Day
Money someone didn't realise they lost along with the trash they left in the park.(The Jersey Junk Devil/Bridget Mulroy) In the name of Earth Day, a wood-dwelling vigilante is on the prowl. To anyone littering, you've been warned!
Digging into the new Composting Law for Glendale
The new composting law in Glendale, California, went into effect on January 1st, 2022, but we are just now getting word of what is expected of residents. We're going to break it all down right here.
Recycle your electronic devices for free on Wednesday
(DENVER, Colo.) Denverites looking to recycle electronic devices can do so for free Wednesday. DSST: College View High School, located at 3111 W. Dartmouth Ave., will collect and recycle electronic devices from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. April 20 - 22.
Do the Water Paper Dance to the Recycling Bin
Being conservative can seem difficult at times. Sometimes we want to help keep the world cleaner and protect its resources, but we really don't know how we can do that. Though the struggle is real when it comes to this topic, there are some ways you can help.