• An Eco-Conscious Packing Peanut

    August 20, 2009

    If you start to feel guilty just thinking about packing up your belongings for a move because of all the waste it produces, then Rent-a-Green-Box just may have the solution for you. The Southern California-based company creates moving and packing supplies made completely from recycled landfill waste, and its Recocube packing peanut is just one of many offerings.

  • Brooklyn’s Troubled Waters

    August 7, 2009

    When it was built, the shores of Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal were home to bustling industries. Now the canal is now one of the most polluted waterways in the U.S.

  • Get to Packing with These Eco-Friendly Crates

    July 30, 2009

    The landfill typically is the place where discarded plastic goes to die, except it can take up to 450 years for it to decompose on its own. But, Rent-a-Green-Box, a company specializing in moving and packing supplies made from recycled materials, gives unrecycled plastic a new life with its Recopack moving crates.

  • The Great California Plaza Experiment

    July 26, 2009

    Simply put, a public plaza gives people a place to sit and hang out. It’s an open area, often filled with plants and fountains, along with other outside decor. They are mostly found in bigger cities, but a few have found their way into up-and-coming cities.