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3 Myths About Curbside Recycling

Much has changed in the world of recycling in the …

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Germany: A Recycling Program That Actually Works

In 2009, President Obama was inaugurated, Facebook had 360 million users, and the iPhone was still a rather new invention. In 2017, President Trump was inaugurated, Facebook has hit 2 billion users, and we have a robot that disassembles old iPhones…

How Clean Must Your Recyclables Be?

If you’ve taken up recycling, you’re already helping to make the world a greener place. But there are some essential tricks of the trade. A very common concern in the recycling realm is knowing how clean recyclables must be before you throw them in…

Hilton Launches Largest Mattress Recycling Initiative to Date

Hotels offer a great sleeping solution when you’re on the road, but all those beds mean a whole lot of mattresses that need to be responsibly disposed of once they’re past their useful life. That’s why the 1,574-room Hilton…

Meet the 7-Year-Old Who Started a Recycling Company

If you haven’t already heard of Ryan Hickman and his recycling company, it’s time to get this 7-year-old on your radar. His environmental journey all began a few years ago, when young Ryan visited a local recycling facility with his father……

Carton Recycling Now Available to 60% of Homes

Carton recycling has officially reached 60 percent access in the U.S., which means cartons can now be printed with the “chasing arrows” logo, alerting consumers to their recyclability. That milestone is largely thanks to the work of the Carton…

How to Convince Non-Recyclers to Ditch the Trash Bag

Taking steps toward a more environmentally friendly lifestyle can often be just as frustrating as it is exciting. Exciting, of course, because it’s empowering to challenge yourself to reduce waste, conserve energy and consciously create a…

3 Big Reasons “Wish-cycling” Is Always a Bad Idea

We’ve all been there. You’re standing in front of the recycling bin with something in your hand — perhaps a beverage cap, crinkly cellophane wrapping, the tinfoil lid from a sour cream container or a pizza box. You’re not entirely….

Why Is Denver So Bad at Recycling?

Denver is one of those cities that seems like it would be a dream for any eco-friendly person to live in. It’s full of like-minded people all working together to keep the environment clean and healthy … right? According to a recent study,…

How Games Can Make Sustainability Fun

Even though most humans are innately driven to protect the planet, they’re likely to dig in their heels and refuse when outside forces attempt to bully them into action. That’s why the long-established method of shaming people into changing their…..