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Ditched on the curb, old Christmas trees have a future

Jan 3, 2013
There are all sorts of ways to recycle Christmas trees: Mulch. Sand dune retainers. Even crappie fishermen get in on it.
Posted In: Christmas tree, recycling

Mid-day Extra: Going brown to go green

Jan 25, 2012
Why would consumers want to reach for brown napkins over white if they are both made of recycled paper?
Posted In: toilet paper, recycling

Saving hotel soaps to end waste

Jan 10, 2012
Thanks to the organization Global Soap Project, recycled hotel soap is the latest frontier in corporate efforts to go green.
Posted In: soap, hotels, recycling

Paper power

Dec 22, 2011
From shredded paper to mp3 player
Posted In: recycling, batteries

Should you have to pay if you don't recycle?

Aug 23, 2010
**Easy Answer: Cleveland thinks so. **...
Posted In: recycle, recycling, RFID, technology, trash

I'm freaked out about bedbugs. Can I safely buy second hand furniture?

Aug 20, 2010
Easy Answer: You can. You just need to be diligent. And don't pick up that couch you find on the street....
Posted In: bed bugs, bedbugs, furniture, recycling, second hand

If your community picked up your trash less often, would you create less trash?

Aug 11, 2010
Easy Answer: The city of Seattle might try to find out....
Posted In: collection, compost, recycle, recycling, Seattle, trash

How can I make my own reusable shopping bag?

Aug 6, 2010
Easy Answer: There are hundreds of ways. Most of them involve sewing....
Posted In: recycling, recyled grocery bag

What do those numbers on the bottoms of plastic containers mean? Which numbers are the easiset to recycle?

Jul 22, 2010
Easy Answer: The numbers on the bottom of plastic bottles let you know the type of plastic they're made of. The easiest to recycle are numbers 1...
Posted In: codes, numbers, plastic, plastics, recycling

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