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3 Tips to Upcycle Before You Recycle

By |August 23rd, 2017|

To “upcycle” something is to reuse it in such a way that makes it more valuable to you than it was before. If something is about to go into the trash, just about anything would be more valuable than it is to you at that moment.

What Else Can You Recycle

By |August 16th, 2017|

If you make an effort to recycle each week, you’re probably aware of what materials your local recycling services accept. However, as the junk for the week piles up, sometimes it goes beyond just paper, plastics, glass, and aluminium. So, what should the environmentally conscious consumer do with everything their recycling services won’t pick up? Before you give up and throw it away, here are a few tips for recycling items you might not have known you could recycle.

Smart Recycling–There’s an App for That!

By |August 9th, 2017|

“There’s an app for that!” is probably the slogan of our time. Never before has information been so easy to access as simply downloading an app and letting the information come to you. From your favorite music to your bank or your school, there seems to be an app for everything. But did you know there are apps for garbage and recycling services? There may be an app for your own waste management service.

What if Everyone Recycled?

By |July 25th, 2017|

USA Today recently posted an article about the what would happen if everyone recycled. It turns out, it would make a substantial difference. Let’s look at some of the ways the world would benefit from everyone recycling.

Join the Circular Economy

By |July 18th, 2017|

According to Science Daily, the circular economy is about “keeping resources and materials in use as long as possible.” This involves reducing, reusing, and recycling. In Yale’s Journal of Industrial Ecology, researchers investigate ways to take the circular economy a step further. This can have benefits locally and globally.

Enjoy the Outdoors Safely this Summer

By |July 6th, 2017|

Texans aren’t afraid of a little heat. We have outdoor activities all summer long. Here are some tips to make sure you and your family enjoy the summer heat and stay safe.

The 3 Best Ways to Reduce Waste: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

By |June 28th, 2017|

The generation of waste is one of the largest negative environmental impacts we can have. Let’s talk about reducing our waste and helping the environment.

Green Apps to Help You be More Eco-Friendly

By |June 14th, 2017|

You might expect to see apps all about recycling and composting in an article like this. Instead of that, we put together a list of lifestyle apps that will help you day to day and help the environment in the process.

Coffee – The biofuel of the future?

By |June 2nd, 2017|

If you’re like most people, you likely throw your coffee grounds in the trash. There aren’t a lot of other options. However, that may soon change. In the meantime, there are ways to be a little more environmentally friendly.

How to Stay Green While Enjoying the Outdoors

By |May 29th, 2017|

The weather has warmed up quite a bit here in Brazos Valley and outdoor activities are in full swing. While we’re outside there are some things we can all do to help Keep Texas Beautiful this summer. Litter prevention and waste reduction are at the top of the list. Let’s see some practical ways to keep our state clean.