11 Creative Recycled Gift Wrap Ideas

It’s difficult to find wrapping paper that is recycled, or contains any post-consumer content at all. On top of that, recycling wrapping paper gets tricky because it sometimes contains lower grade fibers that don’t recycle easily. Plus, if there are ribbons and bows, glitter, metallic additives or other waxy laminates, these materials often contaminate the…

iPad Trade-ins, Chance to Win $1 Million

iPad Trade-ins Increase 312% Last week it was revealed that Apple will hold an iPad media event on October 22nd to announce the arrival of new iPad models. It stands to follow that Gazelle, a popular electronics trade-in site, has seen a 312% increase in iPad trade-ins since early October. Like the iPhone as the…

5 Fun Recycled Sweater Projects

Give your old sweaters a new life! Wool from old sweaters is very useful for fun craft projects. With their bright colors and soft textures, think of your old sweaters as the perfect source for crafting materials. If you prefer to keep your old sweaters in tact, used ones are easy to find at thrift…

Recycling Oyster Shells

Pearls of Recycling Wisdom Last weekend, the fastest women and men in the U.S. competed to become this year’s National Oyster Shucking Champions at the St. Mary’s County Oyster Festival in Maryland. The best part- all those empty oyster shells can be recycled. Yes, oyster shells can be recycled! Did you know that oyster shell…

Reclaimed Wood: The Reclaiming Process, Benefits & More

Below is a guest post by Joe Mitchoff, co-founder of Viridian Reclaimed Wood. Viridian provides eco-friendly, unique and affordable reclaimed wood flooring, veneer, paneling, tables and counters to cities across the nation. The Viridian team is committed to finding the best use for every stick of wood we reclaim to reduce demand for new lumber….

Recycle a Cup, and Make a Friend!

Super cute recycling project alert! We love the kind of recycling that makes you reach for some glue, scissors, and tape so we’re putting the spotlight on Waste-Not Animal kits. Each kit includes illustrated instructions on recycling plastic bottles and cups to create fun animal friends such as a hedgehog, fox, or chameleon. Each kit…

Be A Champ and Recycle When You Camp

Tips for Recycling While Camping The last thing you want to see when you’re camping in a beautiful area is an overflowing trash bin filled with bottles, cans, and other recyclables. Here at RecycleScene.com, we’re working to make it easy for people to recycle when they’re out and about at a campsite, how to be…

Infographic: E-Waste Recycle or Refuse?

The infographic below takes a look at what happens after we’re done using the electronic items we depend on every day. When thousands of devices are discarded, they add up to be piles of what is known as e-waste. There’s a lot we can to do reduce e-waste, and make sure we dispose of our…

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…

Take Action to Stop Plastic Pollution in the Ocean

According to recent studies, the amount of plastic pollution in the ocean has increased 100-fold during the past 40 years. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch has reached roughly the size of Texas by plastic waste finding its way into the sea. In fact, in the central North Pacific, plastic outweighs surface zooplankton 6 to 1….

$25 Gift Card Giveaway – Enter Now!

Celebrate Earth Month with Free Stuff We’re hosting another giveaway! We continue appreciate our readers and want to thank you for your continued support, so we’re offering the chance to win another sweet gift card! How much is it worth you ask? $25! We still appreciate if you spend it on something recycled. Just in…

5 Awesome Ways to Recycle Old Records

Okay, so you are seriously never going to listen to that polka record you thought would be hilarious and bought at a thrift store for 25¢. You can: Give it back to the thrift store or charity shop, OR Upcycle it and make into other fun items like: Bowls: 1. Preheat oven to 130 ºC,…

Recycle Invaders

I wanted to share this video by Thiago Maia, a Brazilian director, designer and animator. Enjoy!

First Inhaler Recycling Program Launched for U.S.

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 18.7 million people have asthma in the United States. Asthma is usually managed with a respiratory inhaler, and now there’s good news for people who like to recycle. The Complete the Cycle recycling program will be available for inhaler recycling in pharmacies across the nation. It’s very…

Recycle Pumpkins!

Gourd News For Recycling Lovers One of these days, you’ll have to get rid of those pumpkins you carved. Composting is the best way to recycle them. Many cities may actually request specifically that residents not send pumpkins to the landfill, and depending on where you live, there may be yard or green waste carts…