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3 Recycling Myths that Will Change You

Recycling. You’ve probably heard of it. You’ve probably heard you should be doing it. Or not doing it, depending on the source. And with all the media hype out there are, several myths and misconceptions have popped up about recycling that can hinder the whole process. 858 more words


Cheep, Cheap

I am a bit of a cheapskate. Frugal to be it more politely. A remnant of my upbringing I’m sure. Two parents, both raised in the depression (my mother recalls getting coal one Christmas. 545 more words


Magnifying Glasses

So the local zoo has a ‘trade-in’ counter where you can bring things like corks, cereal bags, and other items that cannot be recycled in a conventional fashion to them so that they can recycle them. 473 more words


Becoming Almost Entirely Sustainable!!!!

Local Beauty Salon Joins Sustainability Initiative to Keep the Planet More Beautiful

(Chicago– April 17, 2014) As a member of Green Circle Salons, Upstairs Hair Affair: An Organic Salon is beginning a comprehensive recycling / reuse program that will help us to significantly reduce our environmental impact on the planet. 916 more words

Serendipity Paint

Are you an art teacher? Does it pain you to throw away the paper plates of expensive paint after a lesson? Make serendipity paints. The three above came from one large classroom’s leftovers! 46 more words

Recycle...Zero-Waste - BOTH!

So my last ‘solution’ seems to be ever present in European countries.  My ‘solution’ is combining both recycling along with zero-wasting (incineration of garbage for energy, heating and power sources). 506 more words