What NOT to Recycle

Recycling is an excellent way to make your world and your environment a better place simply by taking out the trash. It’s both environmentally and economically conscious, reducing the need for landfills, the need to use new, natural resources, and the cost of production. However, just because recycling is a great way to help doesn’t […]

By |September 15th, 2017|Recycling, Reducing Waste|0 Comments

How to Get Kids Interested in Recycling

It’s never too early to learn responsible habits to take care of our environment. Getting kids interested in recycling at an early age will foster the habit into their adulthood and strengthen the chances of them teaching their kids to recycle one day in the future. With kids, of course, it’s not always as easy […]

By |September 2nd, 2017|Recycling, Reducing Waste|0 Comments

3 Tips to Upcycle Before You Recycle

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.

By |August 23rd, 2017|Recycling, Repurpose, Tips|0 Comments

What Else Can You Recycle

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.

By |August 16th, 2017|Recycling|0 Comments

Smart Recycling–There’s an App for That!

“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.

By |August 9th, 2017|Recycling|0 Comments

What if Everyone Recycled?

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.

By |July 25th, 2017|Recycling|0 Comments

Join the Circular Economy

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.

By |July 18th, 2017|Reducing Waste|0 Comments

Enjoy the Outdoors Safely this Summer

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.

By |July 6th, 2017|Tips|0 Comments

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

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.

By |June 28th, 2017|Reducing Waste|0 Comments

Green Apps to Help You be More Eco-Friendly

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.

By |June 14th, 2017|Eco-Friendly|0 Comments