Most people want to make the world a better place in some way. It’s something we can agree on, since whatever our differences, we do all live here. But not everyone knows the best way to do it. When it comes to the environment, many find themselves faced with the largeness of the problem and […]
Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year, full of quality time with family, football, and of course, delicious food. It can also be one of the most stressful times of year. Preparing for Thanksgiving is a chore. Cleaning up after Thanksgiving can often feel overwhelming. It’s not easy to keep in mind smart waste management […]
Congratulations on your new home! As you may have already noticed, owning your own home comes with plenty of other responsibilities attached. You have mortgage payments to make, and you may have remodeling or HOA regulations to contend with. You may be as busy with yardwork as with housecleaning. But one thing that you should […]
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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 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.