Save the Date, Recycle Calendars

Another year come and gone, and with it comes the time to change out that paper organization tool- the calendar. Lucky you were gifted that rustic farm equipment enthusiast calendar, but don’t trash last year’s “Kittens of the World” just yet. Here are some ideas for reusing and recycling old calendars. That’s so 1984 For…

Raise Your E-waste Recycling Awareness

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8 Simple Ways to Save Money

Why Go Green Readers of this blog are already well-aware about the advantages of a green lifestyle. We’ve covered dozens of practical ways that recycling saves money, whether you’re at home, school or work. Now it’s time to take a look at this great infographic that illustrates cost-effective practices that anyone can do, especially if…

5 Creative Ways to Recycle Old Skis

Reducing impact isn’t only about wearing a helmet and knee pads. If you want to get some great equipment for your winter sports needs, renting or buying used are good options. By doing so, you will not only save money in the long run, you also reduce the need for new resources while increasing demand…

In-jean-ious Ideas to Recycle Your Blue Jeans

It’s great to give jeans away to charity if they, uh, no longer fit for one reason or another. Probably because they are too big, because of all the exercising and healthy diet, right? From potholders made of pockets to recycled pencils- even quilts, there’s plenty of other crafty things you can do with denim….

Flipping Out Over Recycling

The Record-breaking Recycled Art of Stephán Wanger

World’s Largest Mosaic Made from Mardi Gras Beads Thousands of tons of discarded Mardi Gras beads would be headed to a landfill after Mardi Gras season, but artist Stephán Wanger has a better use for them: the World’s largest mosaic. The artwork is entitled Sanctuary of Alegria – Home of Happiness and presents a view…

3R Road Trippin’- How to Recycle on the Road

We’ve already shown you some great ways to recycle at home. It’s one thing to set up a recycling area in your own kitchen or garage, but it all changes once you hit the road on your summer road trip. There’s less space in your car, and even if you have a large RV you’ve…

5 Amazing Ways to Reuse Old Cables and Cords

Below is a guest post by Gilbert Bermudez, a contributor for CompareHero, a Malaysian comparison website. He loves swimming and writing and you can follow his activity on his Google+ account. Is there a time you tripped because of cables scattered around your house? Cable wires and cords are used to charge or connect hardware….

Celebrate with Recycled and Biodegradable Confetti

As you’re popping open a bottle of champagne to ring in the New Year, or for other special occasions such as weddings and birthdays, you might have the urge to  throw some confetti. Avid recyclers know how easy it is to simply shred paper and make your own, but here are a few more tips…

Bone Up on Post-Thanksgiving Recycling

According to the National Turkey Federation (Yes, there is a National Turkey Federation), 46 million turkeys are eaten each year at Thanksgiving in the United States. Another 22 million are eaten at Christmas and 19 million at Easter. That’s a lot of turkeys! Many people make soup stock from the turkey bones and continually search…

Infographic: Landfill Facts & How a Landfill Works

If we’re going to teach you how to recycle and what can be recycled, it helps to know a little bit about the alternative, which is sending stuff to a landfill. Modern landfills are a testament to how we manage our waste, but we still recommend sending less to them by learning how to recycle….

8 Precycling Ideas That Help Save Money

Be a Precycling Champion Recycling is great, but it doesn’t take care of all our problems. Preventing waste before it happens is a practice known as precycling, and small actions really add up. Between 1960 and 2008, the amount of waste each person creates has almost doubled from 2.7 to 4.5 pounds per day. The…

Recycling: It Does a Body Good

This video is very moo-ving. I could see it inspiring passages in a cereal-romance.

Light Up Your Garden With Recycled Lanterns

Add a cheerful, festive feel to your garden or yard with recycled lanterns. They’re easy to make with materials you probably already have lying around. Paper, Tin Cans and Jars For a simple craft project that’s great to do with kids, try making these paper lanterns. You can make them different sizes, hang them up…