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Category Archive: recycle

Apr 23

Australia’s Attitude Towards Recycling: Facts and Statistics

Image Credit: Pixabay   The Australian recycling sector plays an integral role in the Australian economy and society. For Australia to achieve the full potential of the resources and maximize the full value of materials, a robust and essential recycling system is essential. The sector is even more critical to the success of the Australian …

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Mar 21

How to Create a Mobile Phone Recycling Culture Successfully

The use of electronic gadgets and particularly mobile phones has increased rapidly over the last decade thus augmenting the problem of pollution. Environmentalists are of the opinion that if we can’t curtail consumption, our planet will be devastated with the massive amounts of e-waste generated every day. However, reducing excessive use of cellphones is not …

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Feb 23

How To Recycle Water In Your Self-Build

One of the biggest waste products from a house is water and while some of this cannot be used for anything else for obvious reasons, there are a surprising number of ways that your water can be recycled.  Such schemes are already being advertised to supermarkets and other large businesses but how can self-build homes …

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Feb 01

5 Ways to Create an Eco Friendly House

“Green” building has become not just a trend in recent years, but a legal requirement. Of course, large building firms have budgets to cope with such changes in the law, but you can change your home to a greener, more eco friendly house cheaply enough. Here are five cheap ways: Invest in good insulation You …

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Feb 01

Eco-Friendly Interiors: How to Turn Your Home Green

You waste entire afternoons lusting over the latest Instagram homeware trends, spend a fortune on home style magazines and regularly feel the need to excuse your dingy living room to guests. All the signs are clear – you’re desperate to subject your house to an extreme makeover. And finally, after years of moaning, you’ve got …

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Jan 31

Know About Non-Ferrous Metal Recycling

There are plenty of non-ferrous metals available in nature. Aluminium, copper, lead, nickel, tin, zinc, chromium, titanium, cobalt and other non-ferrous metals are some of the few such metals which don’t decay or lose their physical and chemical characteristics even after getting recycled. Therefore, these metals feature the capability to be recycled as many times …

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Jan 31

Responsible Scrap Car Recycling

If it’s your car we’re talking about, then you owe it to yourself to get the job done properly and not go about it in a half-hearted manner. One thing to keep in mind is that contrary to what people think, all car recycling companies don’t necessarily follow the same rules when it concerns handling …

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Jan 27

9 Common Mistakes You Should Avoid When Recycling

You probably know that recycling is one of the most important and effective ways to reduce your carbon footprint and protect the environment. But do you know how much recyclable material is improperly disposed of here in the United States everyday? All those used tires, car batteries, old clothes, and paper waste ends up in …

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Jan 05

Teaching Children About the Importance of Recycling

All parents would say they want to leave a better place for their children. While it may feel like we don’t have control what happens to the environment, one of the best ways to do your bit towards a healthy planet in the future is to teach the little ones the importance of recycling. This …

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Dec 20

7 Simple Tips for a Green and Eco-Friendly Holiday Season

When the holidays roll around, most of us are wracking our brains to try and get the best gifts for our loved ones. Unfortunately, the holidays also tend to be the most wasteful time of the year, with piles of discarded wrapping paper, decorations and party supplies heading for the nearest landfill. This year, how …

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Dec 20

How Chemical Companies Can Reduce Environmental Impact

As most manufacturing companies will know, achieving optimum delivery whilst minimising risk to the environment is something that requires a lot of forethought and planning; if not out of concern for the surroundings of others, then for your brand’s image and reputation. Being environmentally responsible or conscious is no longer a bonus or a status …

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Oct 19

5 Ways Civil Engineers Are Going Green

With the threat of climate change and its consequences looming larger every day, professionals in every industry are looking to go green. Civil engineers are no exception. Civil Engineers are involved in the construction and design of new buildings that we all live and work in and therefore have a huge impact on all of …

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