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Category Archive: waste

Apr 27

Avoiding Recalls is Beneficial to the Environment

Packaging is everywhere, from the food we consume to the household products and equipment that we buy on a daily basis. Every single packaging, by law, needs to contain important information such as: name of product and the manufacturer, methods on how to store and use the product, warnings and so forth. Now, what happens …

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Mar 23

How To Buy A Green Vacuum Cleaner

The typical household has one or more vacuum cleaners to keep the various floors free from the dirt that can build up. For most homes these small electrical products are a necessity but they do come at a cost. This is especially evident for those people who are looking to conserve energy and be better …

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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

Green Business: How to Reduce Your Environmental Impact

We’re barely a month in and yet 2017 isn’t looking good. By the 6th of January, one street in London had already exceeded the city’s annual air pollution limit. But it’s not just bad news for the environment. That thick and toxic smog that hangs over highly populated cities has been linked to dementia and …

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Jan 10

How Paving Stones Can Be Manufactured From Waste Plastic

Quite the innovative solution to the growing problem of a gloomy future with all of us being smothered by heaps of plastic. The problem of too much plastic being used has been ongoing for quite a while now, especially in the region of Sub-Saharan Africa where literally millions of plastic items are improperly disposed of …

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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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Nov 11

How to Minimize Your Transit Wash System’s Carbon Footprint

Due to growing environmental concerns, progressive businesses all over the world are striving to reduce their negative impact on the planet. This is especially relevant to companies in the vehicle washing industry, as resources such as power and water can easily be squandered if there are no efforts made to conserve them. Additionally, runoff from …

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Nov 09

10 Housing Designs Taking Sustainability to the Next Level

Repurposed building materials and highly sustainable homes are popping up around the world, with innovative designs becoming a reality. Some might think that sustainable buildings mean compromising on life’s luxuries, but architects and builders are teaming up to show that this simply isn’t true. How? With a little innovation…and a whole lot of imagination. Here …

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Sep 09

6 DIY Composting Bins

There are many advantages that come with composting. Not only does it serve as an excellent fertilizer for your garden and lawn, it also benefits the environment by decreasing the amount of garbage bags that you send to the landfill. Compost is often referred to as “black gold”, because it revives and enhances plants when …

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Sep 07

Here’s the Easy Way of Recycling Things

No talks at whatever levels can be as effective in saving the planet as what a mere act of recycling and reusing at individual level can. Recycling is the process of converting waste materials into usable objects. The basic idea behind it is to enable people to avoid the wastage of potentially useful materials and …

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