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Tips for Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Recycling to rid your home of waste can seem second nature but when it comes to disposing household hazardous waste materials, a simple trashcan won’t do. Did you know that household cleaning substances were responsible for 8.6% of the calls received by the National Poison Data System in… Read More

August 5, 2015 • Recycling Tips

Ask the Disposal Experts: Lights

It’s summertime, which means we aren’t using our lights as much as we sometimes do. With the sun setting so late, we can rely on natural light to illuminate most of our daily activities. But no matter the time of year, your light bulbs can die, and when… Read More

July 20, 2015 • Recycling Tips

Upcycling: Outdoor Lighting

Looking for a way to light up your yard? Skip the store and upcycle a new light from items you already have. Upcycled lights have double the sustainability benefits; not only do they recycle old household materials, they also save energy by utilizing solar power. Here are a… Read More

July 15, 2015 • Reuse, Uses of Recyclables

Tips for a Green Independence Day

The colors of American independence may be red, white, and blue, but that doesn’t mean you can’t add in some green this Fourth of July. While we all enjoy celebrating outside with friends and family on the Fourth, it’s important to make sure your party is environmentally friendly.… Read More

July 1, 2015 • Recycling Tips, Reuse

Silicon Valley Recycling Firm Seeks Mystery Apple I Donor

We often talk about the financial value that can be found in recyclable products, but once in a while, we come across a story that takes it to a whole new level. Earlier this month, we found one of those stories about an original Apple I computer. According… Read More

June 15, 2015 • Uncategorized

Summer Upcycling Projects

A new season is upon us, and that means some redecoration is in order. As always, we’re here to keep you full of DIY ideas that look great around the house and won’t break the bank, all while reusing your old household materials. Here are 2 fun and… Read More

June 10, 2015 • Reuse, Uses of Recyclables

Ask the Disposal Experts: Electronics

Technology is exciting. Sometimes we’re so pumped to get that shiny new phone, tablet, or computer we forget to think about what we’re doing with the old one. It can be tempting to just throw it in the trash, but discarding electronics can have a negative impact on… Read More

June 2, 2015 • Recycling Tips