Ink cartridges are not your average piece of household waste. 375 million ink cartridges are disposed of in the U.S. yearly, with as many as 350 million, landing in landfills, according to industry figures. Now you can prevent adding your cartridge to the heap and help your fellow man. Recycle4Vets, a new, online-based not-for-profit, helps [...] Continue reading →
Creative greenies have found some pretty cool applications for used cooking oil. It powers bus fleets, helps people travel the world and can even be used to heat your home. This month, Merseyside, England is taking recycled oil even further by using it to power local homes. Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority (MWDA), its contractor Veolia [...] Continue reading →
Naples, once known as a city of pizzas, piazzas and breathtaking views, developed a slightly less desirable reputation over recent years – as an area whose waste management struggles have left streets literally piled with trash. A dense population and little landfill space, coupled with political mismanagement, poor regulations and the involvement of organized crime [...] Continue reading →
Allen Hershkowitz, Senior Scientist, NYC and throughout the world Food waste is approximately 14% of the household waste we discard. Food waste is of concern to environmental agencies and municipalities because in landfills food waste is a primary caus… Continue reading →
Time is a precious commodity. There never seems to be enough of it, and whether or not you’re having fun, it often flies by.
When it comes to living a greener lifestyle, time can grow in its significance, as it can sometimes restrict potential greenies from eco-friendly activities.
In fact, 13 percent of respondents from an Earth911.com [...] Continue reading →