• Recycling on Vacation: A Guide to Different Recycling Policies and Practices

    July 22, 2024

    It’s expected that Americans will take more than 800 million business trips or vacations in 2024. When you’re staying at a hotel, it’s often easier to deal with recycling, but many people use home rentals like Airbnb for privacy and affordability. Camping is another popular option. When you’re on vacation, knowing how to recycle may not […]

  • Incorporating Composting Into Your Summer BBQ Plans: Tips & Tricks

    June 26, 2024

    It’s the season for summer BBQs and gatherings with family and friends. This also means that a lot of bottles and cans, paper products, and foods are purchased and served. If you’re not composting,  it’s time to start.A Beyond Food report found that an event in a venue wastes as much as 20% of the […]

  • 3 Outdoor Living Spaces Made Using Recycled Materials

    June 20, 2024

    Summer’s a great time to be outside and enjoying the fresh air and sun. You may not have the biggest budget for your ideal outdoor living space, but you don’t have to. Using recycled materials to create the outdoor living spaces you dream of is trendy.The Benefits of Eco-Friendly Outdoor Living SpacesWhether you’re purchasing items […]

  • RecycleNation Adds New User-Friendly Enhancements to Nation’s #1 Recycling Search Tool and Database

    June 14, 2024

    RecycleNation.com, the #1 ranked recycling tool on the internet (according to the latest rankings by FeedSpot ) has added new enhancements and user-friendly features to its site and system. The site now features a refreshed new design and straightforward and intuitive layout, designed to make the recycling process fast and easy.RecycleNation is a free online search engine […]

  • How to Recycle Properly: Do’s & Dont’s of Conservation

    June 5, 2024

    Recycling is critical for conserving resources and preventing environmental damage. Yet, many people still need to understand how to recycle properly. Even with the best of intentions, people are still not recycling properly. In one study, just under 1/3 of recyclable items were properly recycled.  About 25% of recyclables were placed in recycling bins and […]

  • Sustainable Living in the Summer: Tips & Tricks During the Warm Months

    June 5, 2024

    Warm weather and long, sunny days get people out of the house and into nature or trap them inside to avoid the heat and humidity. As a result, it’s also a time when people may forget about sustainable living. An estimated 90% of U.S. households use AC to stay cool. The average usage is around 1,100 […]

  • Spring Into Action: Tips for Eco-Friendly Spring Cleaning

    May 8, 2024

    Many household cleaning products contain ingredients that aren’t great for the environment. Some of the worst ingredients are phosphates and surfactants. Phosphates act like fertilizers, helping boost the growth of algae that takes oxygen from the water, which impacts fish and other aquatic animals. Surfactants make it easier for animals and plants to absorb pollutants. While […]

  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Celebrating Earth Day 2024

    April 25, 2024

    Back in 1970, the nation’s first Earth Day occurred. About 20 million people attended events around the nation. Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson (1963 to 1981) championed Earth Day and encouraged people to fight for the environment with the same passion they had when opposing the Vietnam War. When Earth Day celebrated its 20th anniversary in 1990, […]

  • Recycling and Mental Health: The Therapeutic Benefits of Engaging in Recycling Activities

    November 30, 2023

    Mental illness affects one in five U.S. adults, and the rates are slightly higher in teens. Managing mental health is essential as studies find mental health impacts your overall health. Mental illness can increase the risk of chronic health conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.Medications are not the right solution for everyone. Some people […]

  • Recycling and Indigenous Communities: Preserving Cultural Heritage and Environmental Stewardship

    November 20, 2023

    The World Bank estimates there are more than 476 million Indigenous people around the world in 2023. The IWGIA reports as many as 8.7 million of those people are in the U.S., and 20% of them live in American Indian communities and Alaska Native villages. California has the largest population of Natives in one state, […]