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9 Baking Ingredients You Can Make Yourself

Creating a basic baking staple yourself may sound a little strange, but you may just be able to do it using items you already have in your house.

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Recycling Mystery: Frozen Food Boxes

Recycling frozen food boxes – also known as wet-strength paperboard – may not be quite as straightforward as it seems. Read on for the cold, hard truth.

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10 Things You Can Recycle Through the Mail

What should you do when a material isn’t accepted by your curbside recycling or a drop-off program in your area? Don’t be quick to throw that item in your trash, because there may just be a mail-back program that accepts it, even if the material is…

Everything You Need to Know About Paper Recycling

In 2011, 66.8 percent of paper consumed in the United States was recycled. Every ton of paper recycled saves more than 3.3 cubic yards of landfill space, and if you measure by weight, more paper is recovered for recycling than plastic, aluminum and…

Clean Your Whole House With Vinegar, Baking Soda And Lemon

People have been cleaning with kitchen staples for eons. If you clean with these items, you may buy less, spend less money and have fewer harsh chemicals to worry about.

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Couple Takes a Cross-Country Road Trip to Follow Your Trash

Is taking a cross-country road trip on your bucket list? How about a trip that stops at more than 100 landfills, recycling centers and other waste related places around the United States? That’s exactly the kind of trip that Philip …

Little Free Libraries Promote the Sharing Economy

Over the past five years, eco-friendly Little Free Libraries have popped up all over the world to provide people with free books and promote literacy.

New Recyclable Fiberboard to Cut Landfill Waste

A professor at the University of Leicester recently developed a way to make a recyclable wood product similar to medium-density fiberboard that’s better for the environment.

Make a Table from Any Flat Surface with the Floyd Leg

The Floyd Leg allows people to make tables from almost any flat surface, which prevents the discarding of furniture when moving from place to place.

California Business Saves Mannequins from Landfills

Mannequin Madness received a special achievement award from the Environmental Protection Agency for recycling more than 100,000 pounds of mannequins in one year. Once mannequins arrive at Mannequin Madness, they are either resold, rented or sent to…