This Abandoned Chemical Plant in New Hampshire was an Interesting Place to Explore!
While we were in New Hampshire I explored an old, abandoned, chemical plant. This play was huge and at time a little freaky!
Last Chance For Pocono Township Spring Clean-Up
Are you looking to get rid of that trash pile that's been building up in the yard? Maybe that renovation left you with a house filled with old rugs and cabinets from the last century. If you are a resident of Pocono Township who has a load of junk to get rid of but doesn't feel like taking the trip down to the dump, then today is your lucky day.
Monroe County Recycling Programs Awarded $1.6 Million In Grants
According to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Monroe County was awarded nearly $1.6 Million from the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act. The 160 counties in Pennsylvania received a total of $30.5 million in Recycling Development and Implementation Grants. Counties were awarded grants for their recycling collections, education, and leaf litter pickup programs.
6 Tips for Becoming Zero Waste in L.A.
The idea of becoming zero waste in your home can feel as overwhelming as the entire environmental crisis. How can you stop making garbage when you have kids, rely on packaged foods, and see your Amazon delivery driver more than your best friend? If this sounds like you, then read on for a step-by-step guide for anyone who wants to make less garbage without losing their sanity in the process.
Earth Day 2022 - The Role of Businesses in Helping to Save the Environment
We should all do our part to help protect the environment. Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network, and celebrated in more than 193 countries each year.
Curbside recycling still suspended in Clay County as staffing shortages continue
In the most recent Waste Management staffing update from March, Clay County was understaffed by 15 employees – resulting in the continued suspension of curbside recycling. Waste Management staffing shortages are presented to the county on the 16th of each month.
Changes coming to Cloverdale waste collection
When State Senate Bill 1383’s organic waste and food diversion regulations took effect at the beginning of this year, municipalities up and down the state found themselves needing to develop new capacity for composting. As well as new oversight for diverting unused edible food to recovery services for redistribution to food insecure Californians.
New Jersey plastic bag ban
New Jersey will ban the use ofsingle-use plastic bags and various take-out food containers starting May 4, 2022. It will be the mostcomprehensive ban on plastic bags in the nation. This ban will also include paper bags for large grocery stores (over 2,500 square feet).
Opinion - Why Asia Needs to Adopt the Circular Economy
recycle icon with tech backgroundistock.com/Arkadiusz Warguła. Traditionally, we tend to think in a linear fashion, and this applies to the national economy as well as other aspects of life. But while linear thinking may be the shortest way from point A to point B, sticking to a linear economy model may actually limit the ROI for companies, organizations, and even entire nations.
Clay County’s recycling pickup remains in limbo; Waste Management offers $10,000 signing bonus for new workers
Waste Management is offering a $10,000 signing bonus to recruit employees so the company can resume curbside recycling in Clay County. The company has yet to find anyone willing to take advantage of this opportunity, according to Assistant County Manager Charlie Latham.
Ridwell expands pickups of hard-to-recycle items to Boulder, surrounding communities
(Boulder, Colo.) Reuse and recycling service Ridwell is expanding its footprint along the Front Range by launching its service in Boulder, Superior, Louisville, Lafayette and Gunbarrel.
Do you care about environmental preservation? Apply to be StopWaste's new board member
(Chris McGrath / Getty Images) (ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif.) Alameda County's recycling nonprofit, StopWaste, is looking to fill a vacancy on the county's recycling board. Candidates for the Source Reduction Specialist position must live in Alameda County. It is a two-year appointment.
Composting - Are You Going to Do as Other Gardeners
As many Tennesseans contemplate raising backyard gardens again this year due to inflation and sticker shock at the gas pumps, grocery stores, and restaurants, a few are considering composting. Composting is a great way to recycle back to nature and do some real organic gardening in your own space.
French Architect Turns Old Clothes Into Bricks
Clarisse Merlet founded FabBRICK, a French-based company that upcycles textile waste into bricks. Studies suggest textile bricks are good thermal and acoustic insulators. Results show that cotton and textile ash waste bricks meet compressive strength. Plus, heat conductivity requirements of the ASTM and Turkish standards. What is even more surprising? The indoor temperature regulations in textile brick houses are superior to concrete ones.
The Relationship of Recycling in Apartment Living
With all of the environmental efforts as of late, it makes one curious as to why most apartment complexes do not employ a recycling program. According to Statista, 40 million people in the United States live in an apartment. That’s a lot of people, and that can add up to a massive amount of trash. So, how can the amount of trash consumed by these individuals be lowered? Easy. A commercial recycling program needs to be intact.
Stop Waste offering $700K grants for sustainable habits
(Mario Tama / Getty Images) (ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif.) StopWaste, an environmental nonprofit, is offering Alameda County residents up to $700,000 in funding for sustainable habits like food waste prevention and reusable food ware.
Recycling-Can One Person Save The Planet?
There Are New Controls, Regulations, And PR Campaigns To Save Us From Ourselves. Recyling Program BinsPhoto by Nareeta Martin via Unsplash. There is a renewed urgency on stemming the flow of plastic waste pouring into our environment. Here’s a reminder of why recycling is such a good thing — for you and the planet.
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.