Recycling took off as a popular environmental movement in the 1970s, though in actuality, it had existed in some form or another for thousands of years. It was a way for every citizen to do their part in protecting the environment, not to mention a way to make a little cash on the side. As […]
Moving might be stressful, but it’s also the chance for a fresh start. Not only are you moving to a new place where you can make new memories, but you can shed some of your old clutter. In fact, given the hassle that moving can be, it’s probably best to go through your belongings and […]
You’ve probably noticed the little numbers inside the recycling triangle on your plastic bottles or lids. You may not have given them much thought until one day, you saw that your recycling company “only accepts plastics #1-2.” But what are plastics #1-2? And why does it matter? All plastic is recyclable, right?
Although everything with a […]
Plastic pollution is one of the biggest problems facing our environment today. Experts estimate that the average American throws away about 185 pounds of plastic each year. Plastic accounts for 10% of the total waste generated, because we use so much of it. And because plastic is non-biodegradable, it tends to stay in the environment […]
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.
Recycling isn’t just an environmental movement. It’s necessary because the earth has limited resources. How can we preserve vital non-renewable resources for the coming generations? We can teach the next generation how to use resources wisely by recycling.
You want to be a responsible person and recycle. While there are residential trash and recycling pickup services for College Station and Bryan, Texas there may come a time when you need to take your recyclables to a recycling drop off facility.
Electronic waste (e-waste) is an increasing problem. It’s easy to throw away old cell phones and monitors when you upgrade or when they stop working but it’s terrible for the environment and not always legal.
There are so many great reasons to start recycling. If you've gotten the recycling bug, you're well on your way to making your corner of the world cleaner, greener and more efficient. If you're just getting started, you may not be sure what can and cannot be recycled.
As summer draws to a close, many of us are looking forward to cooler temperatures and the holiday season. We will finally get a break from the hot summer weather and enjoy spending time with friends and family for our favorite holidays.