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How to Colonize Mars Succesfully, A Primer

Humanity will colonize Mars. It is inevitable. We cannot wait for everything to be perfect on Earth before we go to Mars (or the Moon). Colonizing Mars will unify Humanity in a way in which nothing…

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5 Excuses People Make for Not Recycling (and Why They’re Wrong)

Recycling is one of the most beneficial habits for preserving our environment’s health and creating a more sustainable culture. The average American produces about 7.5 pounds of garbage every day; without recycling, that garbage goes into landfills…..

Video: Why Plastic Bags Can’t Go with the Regular Recycling

Lots of people have good intentions when they throw their plastic bags into their regular recycling bin, or bundle up a group of recyclables in a bag to toss in a recycling dumpster. The problem with that? Plastic bags don’t play nice with…

Why You Should Recycle Motor Oil, And How To Do It

Changing your car’s oil yourself is a simple procedure that can save you time and money. You don’t need any special equipment or training, and you can pick up the supplies (motor oil and an oil filter) at your local hardware store. However, if…

Top 16 Most Searched For Materials For Recycling

Lets face it – recycling works best only if you can find an outlet that will take your material.  Without that outlet, it’s up to you – the consumer – to find the proper place to dispose of the material. This isn’t always the easiest or most…

The Other Side Of Recycling

Do you recycle? I’m guessing most of you reading this article probably answered yes, just like I did. We rinse jars and peel labels and flatten cardboard. It feels good and no wonder, for years, we’ve been told endlessly by public awareness…

The 5 Weirdest Things You Can Recycle Through Terracycle

One of my favorite discoveries in this fascinating world of green innovation is the company Terracycle. Simply put, founder and Princeton-dropout Tom Szaky recycles the unrecyclable. You can participate by signing up for different recycling…

5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle

Be sure to subscribe to Earth911TV on YouTube and give us a thumbs up! In this episode of Earth911TV we’ve got 5 things you might not know you can recycle. Some of them won’t surprise you while some are just downright strange, but all…

Just When We Thought Industry Wouldn’t Self Regulate…

Over the years the demand for better and more reliable rechargeable batteries has skyrocketed along with our need for portable power to charge the plethora of digital lifelines now attached to our hip. While many advancements have been made in …

Daylight Savings: Check the Detector & Recycle the Batteries

We’re all about to gain an extra hour when we “fall back” during the Daylight Savings time-change. Why not spend that extra hour doing something good for your home and your planet? Many of us use these time-changes every six …