Category Archives: National Recycling Programs

Apple Recycling Program Gives Gift Cards for Your iPod, iPad & More

Recycling Apple products is easier than you think. Apple offers a recycling program to you at no charge. That’s right, it’s free! This means you are able to recycle your iPhone and other devices and receive a rebate from Apple as long as you are aware of and take advantage of this program. The Apple…Continue Reading

Rebuild and Recycle: Brownfield Redevelopment

Clean Up a Vacant Lot in Your Town Have you ever driven by an abandoned gas station in your neighborhood, or an empty lot? This is what’s known as a brownfield- a site that is difficult to redevelop because there are pollutants or potential contamination. There are many different kinds of brownfields. Besides larger industrial…Continue Reading

Safe and Simple Smoke Detector Disposal

Smoke detectors have a limited life span according to a date specified, usually about ten years. That means even if you’re replacing its battery regularly, eventually you’ll need a new smoke alarm. Smoke detectors help you protect your household in case of a fire emergency, so when it’s time to get rid of one, remember…Continue Reading

Recycle Those Red Plastic Cups at Your Next Party

“Hey, red Solo cup is cheap and disposable And in fourteen years, they are decomposable…Whoo!” Well, that last line of country music singer Toby Keith’s “Red Solo Cup” song may not be true, but you sure can recycle them. Red Solo cups have become the iconic symbol for American partygoers. How many people have at…Continue Reading

Paint Recycling: Change the World One Gallon at a Time

Donate Leftover Paint to Make a Difference If you have leftover paint in your basement, now is the time to donate your paint. Based out of Atlanta, Georgia, Global Paint for Charity recovers leftover paint in the United States which would otherwise be discarded or end up in landfills. This charitable organization collects leftover paint…Continue Reading