Recycle/Reuse/Repurpose/Repair


With Materials Scarce, Cuban Designers Master Recycling Chic

Source: reuters.com Published: July 12, 2017 Sarah Marsh Olaff Alejo’s salt lamps are eerily beautiful and designed to purify the air. Yet the Cuban designer must rummage through trash bins and scour the sidewalks of Havana for scraps of wood and obsolete electrical...

Zero Waste at Bates

Source: bates.edu Published: June 22, 2017 Just as Bates has a goal of becoming carbon neutral, we also have a goal of moving towards becoming a Zero Waste campus. If this sounds impossible, consider this: our Dining Service has already achieved an over 80% diversion...

Using Paper Saves Trees – a South African Perspective

Source: thepaperstory.co.za Published: June 7, 2017 We can all agree that “digital is not going away” – it is very much a part of our world. I’m using it to publish this post. But even in this multimedia, multiplatform world, paper is not going away either. And that’s...

5 Ways We Can Decrease Our Paper Consumption and Save Our Planet

Source: ict-pulse.com Published: April 20, 2016 Although we are supposedly living more digital lives, paper consumption globally has been increasing. Here are five ways we use less paper in our work lives. Posted by Michele Marius In today’s society, many of us pride...

The Benefits of Recycling Paper

Source: americas-stirfry.com Published: May 5, 2016 By admine ricasst Listed here are some of the environmental and money saving benefits of recycling paper… Saves Trees – The obvious reason to recycle paper is for saving trees which provide vital oxygen for the...

How Paper Shredding is Saving the Environment

Source: mobilerecordshredders.com Published: May 4, 2017 It’s more than just a piece of paper you are shredding. It’s also something that help better the environment if disposed of correctly. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, when you throw paper...

Electronic Recycling Roundup Helps Students and The Environment

Source: reddeeradvocate.com Published: October 12, 2016 Time to round up all those old or unwanted electronics. Red Deer Public Schools has teamed up with Alberta Recycling and Recycle Logic to raise money for students in need while helping the environment at the same...