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Taking Recycling Seriously

When I started paying more attention to the environment, I realized that it might be smart to see about enrolling in my city's recycling program. It seemed a little overwhelming, but I knew that I would be able to get the hang of it and make a big difference. I called the city, and sure enough, there was a recycling program that would fit my budget. This blog is all about taking recycling seriously, and how to take your first initial steps towards becoming more green. You never know, after trying it for a few weeks, it might become a normal part of your everyday life.

Electronics Recycling: Dos And Don’ts

If you have never recycled electronics before, it may seem like a huge chore the first time that you do it since it requires special attention to details, personal safety, and relevant laws. However, it is good for the environment if you can start recycling your electronics. So, if you would like to get started in electronics recycling, here are a few dos and don'ts to familiarize yourself with. Do Make Certain Your Electronics Aren't Working Read More 

How to Find Affordable Materials to Add to Your Landscape

If you would like to spruce up the look of your landscape but want to save as much money as possible in the process, you will want to spend a little time reviewing the following suggestions. This way, you will be able to update the look of your landscape without having to go broke in the process. Find Large Rocks for Delivery There are a lot of stone companies that will have extra large decorative landscape stones that they can deliver to your home. Read More 

Electronics Recycling

When your PC or laptop finally breaks down, or when you want to get rid of parts such as hard drives and batteries, you should never simply put the old items in the dumpster. As Consumer Reports explains, many electronics carry dangerous toxins like cadmium, mercury, or lead. No matter where the old parts and pieces end up, the elements inside them will pose a threat to the environment or people. The same source notes that half the States in the US now require electronics recycling by law. Read More 

Are Computers Worth Scrapping? Depends On The Materials

Scrapping computers for their content has been a point of interest for hobbyists and industrial waste management for decades. Although gold is a hot topic when it comes to computer scrapping, the metal is often in low quantity and not easy to get to. Don't give up just because the big, golden poster child of scrap metal isn't lining the boards and cables of computers! Instead, consider a few of materials that may be worth your time--especially if you have multiple computers to recycle. Read More 

Recycling And Disposal Options For Secure Document Shredding

When you have several documents that need shredding, (e.g., old tax forms, bills, etc.) you want them shredded in the most secure way possible. You also want them recycled properly, since they are recyclable items. There are a couple of options for secure document shredding and recycling, some of which you can implement at home as well as at work. Document Destruction Companies There are several companies available nationwide that focus on the complete destruction of your personal and classified documents. Read More