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Limited Time Only: Target Will Recycle Your Old Car Seat

Through Saturday, Sept. 23, you can take your old car …

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University Recycling 101: How College Students Go Green

Universities are buzzing with young adults passionate about protecting the planet, and student environmental organizations direct all that energy into action. They launch recycling initiatives and run organic farms. Or they’re out and about…

The Kids Are Alright: Young Minds Changing the Face of Environmentalism

The young people whose stories we’re about to share with you are using their intelligence, innovation and boundless enthusiasm to change the face of environmentalism. Whether it’s through inventing new eco-tech, inspiring a social…

Adorable Stop-Motion Film Wins Recycling Contest

The future of recycling lies with our children, and if the results from this year’s Youth Video and Poster Contest from the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) and JASON Learning are any indication, we’re in good hands. 2017…

5 Captivating Recycling Books for Kids 5 and Under

Note: This post contains affiliate links, which helps fund our Recycling Directory, the most comprehensive in North America. The idea of recycling or repurposing things comes naturally to young children, as most are very crafty and resourceful….

How to Keep the Earth Day Momentum Going

How did you spend Earth Day? Perhaps you planted a tree, volunteered, reduced your energy use for the day, or all of the above and more. Mother Nature thanks you! But why stop saving the planet on April 23rd? In our eyes, every day should be Earth…

What to Do with Old License Plates

I recently came across some old license plates that we’ve accumulated over the years. While license plates can be recycled, ours have lived in a box. Curious about other options for them, I began to look up ideas for what to do with old license…

For the Birds: Upcycled Birdhouse Designs

In backyards, wild birds feast in suspended red discs that formerly served as traffic lights. And residential options for feathered families include petite wooden abodes embellished with parts from old skis and ski poles. Innovative artisans a…

How Mealworms Could Eat Away Plastic Waste

The plastic consumption culture in the United States is getting out of control. Everywhere we turn, we’re surrounded by plastic. Plastic is such a versatile material that it’s used in the production of nearly everything these days. Even if you try….

Recycling for Profit: 5 Ways to Turn Your Trash into Cash

There are numerous benefits to recycling — reducing the use of natural resources, boosting the economy and saving energy, to name just a few — but sometimes it lacks an immediate personal benefit. If you want to profit from your good deed with mo…