Tag: recycling

Illegal Dumping Can Be Disastrous

Illegal dumping refers to dumping trash instead of putting it in a receptacle (bin, dumpster, trash can, etc.) or taking it to a landfill/recycling center. Illegal dumping has been a serious problem in the past because people didn’t see what the problem was. However, illegal dumping affects everyone, including dumpers, and can have disastrous effects… Read more »

The Rules of Recycling in San Diego

We know that recycling in San Diego can seem intimidating for those that haven’t created a recycling plan yet. The different rules may seem confusing at first. Fortunately, the city does a good job of explaining recycling basics so that you can obey the law and get rid of waste the right way. To make… Read more »

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.

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 »

Follow Their Lead: Three of America’s Greenest Cities

American cities are not exactly famous for their small carbon footprints. If anything, overcrowded urban areas were the first places in the United States to have problems like poor air quality, polluted waterways, and overtaxed energy grids. But today, some cities are challenging their old ways and showing the rest of the country what it… 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 »

How to Make Money Recycling

Recycling is good for the environment, can help out your city, and creates a supply of valuable resources for many industries – but did you know that it can also make you some money? The effort you put into recycling can pay off with some quick cash, as long as you know what you’re doing…. Read more »

Things You Shouldn’t Put In The Recycling Bin

You care about the future of the planet. That is why you do everything possible to protect the environment. You turn off your lights and faucets to save electricity and water; you buy local products to lower your carbon footprint, and of course, you recycle. But did you know what you are tossing in your recycling bin may be… Read more »

What are the Most Recycled Products in the United States?

In an ideal world, 100 percent of items that are recyclable will be sent back to the production and consumption cycle, reducing the amount of waste sent to landfills and the amount of new material needed to create goods. Since we’re not there yet, it’s important to look at where we’re succeeding and where we… Read more »

Top Five Most Important Items to Recycle

Recycling is the wave of the future; Americans can reuse items that would normally be thrown in the trash. This helps preserve natural resources and keeps the planet cleaner for future generations while saving valuable space in landfills. The average American produces around three pounds of trash every day; up to sixty percent of that… Read more »