How to use a recycling bin to get rid of your electronics

In 2018, recycling bins were added to most of the major US cities.But while some of them are great for bringing back unused or damaged electronics, many are just as good for getting rid of them.That’s because the bins can be filled with trash that can then be collected by the local recycling center.So it’s not like the bins are […]

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Why Chicago electronics recycling program is the most effective way to recycle Christmas lights

Chicago, Illinois, Dec. 15, 2018 — It’s not the first time the Chicago Blackhawks have put an end to the tradition of recycling Christmas lights.Since 2006, the team has recycled over 200,000 lights, many of them used in the team’s home arena.The lights have been sold at auction, and the Blackhawks have also donated them to local organizations.Now, the Blackhawks […]

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How to recycle foam for a better future

It’s a hot topic, and the debate over recycling foam in the United States has been a major focus of the National Football League’s (NFL) season.The league has said it wants to phase out foam in its stadiums by 2020, but that would take years.What if the problem was already fixed?We spoke with an expert on the foam recycling industry […]

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How to reuse aluminum, the next big thing in recycling

A new company, aluminum recycling company Granger, wants to help customers reuse and recycle their metal parts by putting them in a metal-recycling recycling bin.And they’re not the only ones. The company announced today that it’s acquiring an unnamed metals recycler, which will now have the option to donate the metals it recycles to the company’s “Aluminum Recycling Service.”The service, which […]

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How to save water on your water bill by not using recycled images

A lot of people use recycled images on their water bill to save money, but the pictures are often not clean enough.A few years ago, a team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore (IISB) was looking into the use of water-saving images and came across a few issues.The researchers realised that the images used for water-usage […]

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What’s in your recycling basket?

A lot of stuff.It’s an easy way to get your recyclables out of the landfill.That’s because the American recycling industry has long relied on a single supplier: the largest retailer of paper, cardboard and cardboard boxes, Lowe’s.The company’s products are shipped from factories in California, Texas and Ohio.The boxes, boxes and more boxes, then, are shipped to low-wage workers in […]

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How to recycle your own glass, paper, glassware

A recycling program that makes it easy to recycle all of your favorite objects, even if they aren’t recyclable is now being rolled out across the country.The Silver Recycling Initiative, announced today, was developed by the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Recycler Recyclers Association.The group is calling its plan to recycle the glass, cardboard, aluminum and other recyclables that […]

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