Pledge To Recycle Shingles

Pledge to Recycle Shingles

If you are planning to do some re-roofing this spring and summer, be sure to look into a shingle recycling program. According to the Northeast Recycling Center, as much as 10 million tons of recyclable shingles are removed from roofs…

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GrowNYC Makes The Most Compost

GrowNYC Makes the Most Compost

TreeHugger recently reported on the progress of GrowNYC's food scrap collection pilot program, which, since expanding to 11 greenmarkets, has collected 172,851 pounds of food scraps. The program is pretty simple. NYC residents can bring their food scraps to any…

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Clean Water, Dirty Minds

Clean Water, Dirty Minds

I heard an interesting piece on NPR this morning about a professor of environmental studies out in UC Santa Cruz who created a nonprofit called The WaterReuse Foundation to determine why the public has a knee-jerk reaction to the thought…

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The Grand Daddy Of Composters

The Grand Daddy of Composters

Ecologico-Logic recently unveiled their prototype state-of-the-art waste reduction system which they've named "the Muncher." It is the fastest, greenest and most cost-effective waste management system in use today. It puts your backyard compost bin to shame. How long does it…

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Proper Battery Recycling

Proper Battery Recycling

Like many consumers out there I often find myself throwing old batteries into the trash. I'm not proud of it and sometimes I stop myself and throw them instead into a designated "junk drawer" in my bed-side table where they…

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Don’t Dump That Christmas Tree!

Don’t Dump That Christmas Tree!

Getting ready to throw out the tree? Read this first! According to the EPA, millions of Christmas trees get thrown out or illegally dumped every year. Don't be a contributor! Instead, check out their webpage on alternative Christmas tree disposal…

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