Tag: recycle

San Diego Recycling Regulation Highlights

Recycling is an integral part of protecting the environment, reducing waste, and improving our lives. Throughout the state of California, many laws and ordinances have been passed to help reduce waste and improve recycling services. In San Diego, especially, there is much that is being done.

How to Recycle Electronics

When you’re ready to get rid of electronics, you should always start by looking at local retailers and electronics brands to see if you can trade-in your device for some cash or credit. It’s one of the easiest ways to deal with electronics that you need to get rid of! However, for many older devices,… Read more »

3 Steps to Avoid Hoarding

Hoarding shows focus on extreme, nearly unlivable amounts of clutter, but let’s face it; most of us have more material possessions than we need. Are you hoarding or hanging onto stuff you don’t use? Staying clean and organized is much harder when every space is packed with stuff, but if that stuff isn’t necessary or… Read more »

Top 5 Most Important Materials to Recycle

Do you want your projects to have minimal impact on the environment? Whether you’re concerned about leaving trash behind in neighborhoods or contributing to climate change, simply disposing of your waste isn’t always enough. Sorting and recycling certain materials is an important way to reduce landfill waste, keep your worksites safe and compliant, and perhaps most importantly,… Read more »

What to Donate When Moving

People often move during the summer. Kids are out of school and there’s no snow or cold weather to contend with. If you’re preparing to move, you’ll want to go through your home and purge. There are items you should toss or donate so you don’t have to pack up and move items that won’t… Read more »

Teach Your Kids About Responsible Waste Removal

As a parent, you’re charged with teaching your children well to prepare them for a productive and happy life as an adult. You wouldn’t dream of neglecting that duty by keeping them home from school or failing to teach them to be kind and responsible. Don’t overlook the value of teaching your children about responsible… Read more »

What Countries Recycle the Most?

While private companies and individuals certainly have an impact on recycling, government support matters. Some countries have developed initiatives to promote recycling and have consequently become more successful than others. Here’s what you need to know about the countries that recycle the most, in addition to what lessons can be learned from them.

What Is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?

Water is our most crucial natural resource, and our planet is teeming with it: oceans, seas, rivers, and lakes that make life on Earth possible. But right now, these waterways are also some of the biggest dumping grounds for plastics and other human-generated waste. And in the Pacific Ocean, some of this waste is slowly… Read more »

3 Ways to Eliminate E-Waste and Recycle Electronics

Every year brings smaller, smarter phones and faster, more powerful computers. Our society revolves around upgrades, and electronic purchases are rarely meant to be long-term investments. But what happens to the older models? As you continue to upgrade or replace the computers, phones, and other devices at your home or business, you need a safe… Read more »

Why Should I Recycle?

Being able to reduce, reuse and recycle is wonderful, but many people are curious as to how reducing the amount of waste they throw out can offer benefits for themselves and their communities. The good news is that there are many ways which limiting your trash can have an immediate and direct effect on yourself and those who live in your… Read more »