Posted by Ale in Recycling, Water Quality
on Jul 31st, 2012 | 0 comments
I never knew how much money I could be saving using these water bottles, but with Brita Bottle Water Filtration Systems, I can replace over 150 plastic bottles of water, and I also can be saving a lot of money! And that sure makes me happy!
If you think about when you stop at the gas station and you get thirsty, you buy a bottle of water and spend $1.50. Now if you put all the money together in a year, you will be spending about $100.00, if not more. Instead of buying branded water at gas stations, convention centers, vending machines at work or school, football games, soccer games, etc., if you carry...
Posted by Marti in Recycling
on Jul 30th, 2012 | 0 comments
It’s amazing how more and more people are becoming interested in recycling. This is good for our environment because it helps reduce pollution, which will help clean the air we breathe. Recycling helps save a lot of energy and helps fight against climate change by the conservation of energy. Also, recycling is a great way to save money by simply taking bottles back to the nearest participating grocery store and getting money back, recycling clothes that are no longer used, or creating art of “old junk” and selling it to people who are interested. There are five certain cities that spend a lot of...
Posted by Ava in Recycling
on Jun 29th, 2012 | 0 comments
What really goes into the process of recycling?
As the world is constantly seeking ways to sustain the environment, recycling is a word that is mentioned repeatedly. Most people know the basics of recycling, but not everybody knows how the process of recycling actually works. You may have neatly marked boxes designated for your particular items to be recycled—paper, cans, bottles, etc.—and you may drop them off regularly at the local recycling facility and never think of those items again. But what happens once they leave your house?
The journey for recycled products is a long and complex one. The...
Posted by Marti in Recycling
on Jun 22nd, 2012 | 0 comments
1. Convert (waste) into reusable material.
2. Return (material) to a previous stage in a cyclic process.
Benefits of Recycling
Recycling stimulates jobs and US competitiveness.
Recycling saves room in landfills and reduces incineration.
Recycling prevents pollution from production of products made from virgin materials.
Recycling saves energy.
Recycling decreases greenhouse gas emissions.
Recycling conserves natural resources such as timber, water, and minerals.
Recycling helps sustain the environment for future generations.
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Posted by Ale in Recycling
on Jun 6th, 2012 | 0 comments
In the world we live in today, we have to do everything we can to preserve the world we love. One of the easiest ways to do this is to recycle. There are many ways to preserve our earth’s materials, including something as easy as basic recycling.
In your home, get three or four small bins; put them in a common place outside or inside your home. Label them for plastic, paper, glass, and aluminum. You can make recycling fun for your children so that they will want to make it a lifestyle choice as well. Here is a list of things that can be recycled: