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Start an Urban Garden

Posted by on May 31, 2014 in Recycling | 0 comments

Start an Urban Garden

Imagine not having to constantly run to the store for fresh produce and herbs. To be able to pick produce from your very own urban garden is a rare experience for most people. Most of us are aware about the importance of eating more natural, locally grown foods. Today, it’s no surprise to see people taking the time to grow their own food. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have fresh herbs and produce from your own garden at your disposal for cooking, tea or garnishes? We thought so! Here’s how you can get started on your urban...

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10 Natural Phenomena You Didn’t Know About

Posted by on May 30, 2014 in Recycling | 0 comments

10 Natural Phenomena You Didn’t Know About

Nature continues to surprise us every day. We may think we know everything about it but there are many things we do not fully understand just yet. New discoveries are being made all the time, even for things that haven’t changed for hundreds of years. As the environment adjusts to human activities, it causes our natural environment to change as well. And sometimes, wild phenomena happens for no reason at all. Check out our top ten natural phenomena you won’t believe to exist! Gigantic crystal cave in Chihuahua, Mexico. Frozen air...

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Upcycling Old Trophies

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in Recycling | 0 comments

Upcycling Old Trophies

The idea of awarding someone with a trophy dates back to the Olympic Games during the Greek and Roman times. Their trophies consisted of laurel wreaths, amphoras and money! The most basic form consists of a cup with handles but over the years it’s changed to many different things, like sports balls or figurines. Over the years, you’ve probably earned your share of trophies. But where are they now? Probably sitting in your closet at home or stuffed in a box in the basement. Believe it or not, you can still show-off all your awards...

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3 Reasons Fluorescent Light Bulbs Are a Bright Idea

Posted by on May 27, 2014 in Recycling | 0 comments

3 Reasons Fluorescent Light Bulbs Are a Bright Idea

If you haven’t noticed lately, the incandescent light bulb has started to fade out and less people are using them to light up their homes. The first thing to point out is that the incandescent light bulb is not good for the environment. Electrical energy is wasted because it has to heat up and get really hot in order to provide light. Incandescent bulbs emit carbon dioxide. They need to be replaced often due to a short life span. They’re vulnerable to vibrations and break more easily. Why the switch to those curly, solid white...

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The Henry Ford Remedy

Posted by on May 26, 2014 in Recycling | 0 comments

The Henry Ford Remedy

As Henry Ford once stated, “Don’t find fault, find a remedy.” Simply stated, if you notice something isn’t working, then you probably have an idea or two about how to fix it. Skip the “not my problem” attitude and find that remedy. It’s waiting to come out from hiding! Happy Monday everyone! The post The Henry Ford Remedy appeared first on Planet Green Recycle. …read more Source: Planet...

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DIY Homemade Paper

Posted by on May 24, 2014 in Recycling | 0 comments

DIY Homemade Paper

We’re all encouraged not to throw away our paper products so that it can be recycled properly in your community. Although it’s still a driving force in deforestation, total paper consumption in the United States has dropped. Americans continue to consume more paper than any other country! But did you know you can recycle paper yourself? Photographer and creator of Kiss the Groom, Elizabeth Messina shows us how making your own paper is fun and environmentally friendly. It’s fairly easy to make and you already have the hardest...

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Eco-Friendly Jewelry

Posted by on May 23, 2014 in Recycling | 0 comments

Eco-Friendly Jewelry

Wearing jewelry is a means of self expression and it all started with our ancestors. People began wearing jewelry for many different reasons: to show a sign of social status, appeal to potential mates or for religious purposes. Today, wearing jewelry is more of an act of expressing who you are. By choosing eco-friendly jewelry, you’re not only expressing yourself but you’re sharing with others why you choose to “go green” with your jewelry. We did some research for where you can find eco-friendly jewelry that will make you...

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Waste King denies Boris Johnsonandrsquo;s noise accusation

Posted by on May 22, 2014 in Waste Industry News | 0 comments

A team from Waste King – a specialist collections, clearance and recycling company that focuses on providing a service which is highly environmentally friendly – was carrying out a collection in London recently when the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, called round and asked the team if they were ‘making all that racket next door’. Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it? Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday …read more Source: Recycling Waste Industry...

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6 Little Known Facts About Memorial Day

Posted by on May 21, 2014 in Recycling | 0 comments

6 Little Known Facts About Memorial Day

We found six little known facts about Memorial Day that you might not know about. On May 3oth, 1868, it was originally called Decoration Day to honor those who have fallen during the American Civil War. Before he was president, James A. Garfield gave a speech at the first Memorial Day Ceremony. It wasn’t until 1971 that we started celebrating the holiday on the last Monday of May. On Memorial Day, we are supposed to have a Moment of Remembrance (silence for a few minutes) at 3pm. The red poppy is traditionally worn by vets to...

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Abraham Lincoln

Posted by on May 19, 2014 in Recycling | 0 comments

Abraham Lincoln

“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” -Abraham Lincoln The post Abraham Lincoln appeared first on Planet Green Recycle. …read more Source: Planet...

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