Make Recycling Clothes Hangers Easy & Convenient

Hung up on whether you can recycle hangers? Besides donating them back to your local drycleaners or giving them away to a thrift store, there’s a lot you can do with clothes hangers instead of throwing them away. Remember that most wire hangers are made from steel, which is the #1 most recycled material in…

How to Reuse Tires in Your Garden

Who says that tires only belong on cars and bikes? One of the best places to recycle tires and make a difference is in your own garden. Since rubber tires are so durable, they’re great for reuse in the garden as tire planters and more. Reusing old tires is not only a great way to…

Share Or Repair Those Shades: Recycle Sunglasses

Don’t Lose Sight of Recycling If you’re having fun in the sun, your sunglasses are bound to get scratched easily. Bonus points if you managed not to lose them, but when you think you need to replace an old pair of sunglasses, remember to look into your reuse, recycle or repair options first. Many brands…

Support a Culture of Recycling

100% Recycled Paper at Paper Culture Every now and again, a company will practice the mantra reduce, reuse and recycle and it will make us stop and really listen. At Paper Culture, there are personalized stationery products for all types of life events and holidays. What sets them apart is that unlike some companies, their…

How to Recycle Office, Fax and Copy Machines

4 Handy Ways to Recycle Office Equipment Recycling bulky office equipment can be a challenge! RecycleScene is here to help you with quick and easy options for stuff like photo copiers and fax machines. Let’s start with the easiest first. Go to the manufacturer’s website to see if they have a recycling tab or information….

Driftwood Projects: Rustic Decor for Your Home & More

If you’re lucky enough to live close to a shore or beach of a sea, lake, or river, you’ve probably seen or collected driftwood. Driftwood is wood that has been washed ashore thanks to wind, tides or waves, and it makes a perfect material to salvage and use for tons of projects around the house. Along…

Get the Recycled Gear: Back to School

In our last installment of recycled school supplies we covered pens and pencils, backpacks and notebooks. Here are some other recycled school essentials you can easily find online, in stores, or make yourself. Choosing school supplies made with recycled materials helps support recycling by closing the loop. Stay Organized Always know where your pen or…

4 Tips On Where To Recycle Car Batteries

After they’ve served their useful purpose to power cars, trucks, and boats, there are ample recycling opportunities for lead-acid batteries. A good reason for this is because of strict regulations for their disposal. In other words, you can’t just throw them away in the garbage. Instead, use our handy tips for car battery recycling. Part…

Lower Your Bills with an Energy Audit

If you haven’t heard of a home energy audit, you’re missing out. An energy audit is often the first step to creating an energy efficient home. You’re probably always looking for ways to save money on your everyday expenses, but the energy efficiency of your home is often overlooked. Energy audits are performed by professionals,…

Green Relocation: Make Cash from Trash

Below is a guest post by James Harrison, who works as relocation consultant. He regularly contributes write ups to business websites and blogs, with most of his writings based on tips for small business setups and eco-friendly moves. In his free time he plays sports mainly soccer and chess and is also passionate about reading…

Crappy Gift Ideas – Recycled Poop

Recycle the sh** out of it! It’s widely known that manure is used as fertilizer for healthy crops, but after nature calls, few people realize the potential of other types of waste. It’s a serious fecal matter. If you’re looking for a great gift for someone, of any age, at any time, we recommend the…

Shred Those Pounds (Of Paper!)

Community Shredding Events After tax season, you may realize how many boxes of papers you have sitting around. Since security is an issue, remember that shredding documents that have bank and credit card information helps prevent identity theft. Paper shredding events provide residents and business owners an opportunity to discard their sensitive documents safely. Besides…

Deep-fried Goodness Leads to Recycling

Recycling Used Cooking Oil and Turkey Fryer Oil After the success of deep frying your Thanksgiving Day turkey, it’s time to properly dispose of those gallons of leftover cooking oil. Good news: You might be able to drop off and recycle used cooking oil. Many cities around the U.S. team up with their water treatment…

Reduce Waste With the TakeOut WithOut Campaign

I had the opportunity to gain some insight from Lisa Borden, owner of Borden Communications and the founder of the TakeOut WithOut Campaign to reduce restaurant waste. This campaign recognizes that every little bit counts, and we can’t aim for perfection, but we can aim for improvement by saying NO to unnecessary packaging and toting our own…

6 Fun Ways to Recycle Floppy Disks

Many of us still have floppy disks lying around collecting dust, perhaps lurking in the dark corners of your office or garage. Technology changes so quickly! There are some great places online for recycling floppy disks to make some extra cash or help out people in your community. Mail Your Disks You want them out…