Step number one for setting up your home recycling program is to determine how the bins are set up at your municipal recycling centre. Do they only offer a simple cardboard, paper, plastic type of operation or is it something more sophisticated?
Education & Tips
Everyday recyclate such as glass, paper, and cardboard are fairly harmless to handle and sort for recycling. However, even they can cause cuts and lacerations when mishandled, yet there are other materials that present even greater risks to the handler and to the environment.
Money doesn’t grow on trees. Really, it doesn’t. Banknotes aren’t made from paper; they’re made from cotton paper, which is cotton rag sometimes mixed with linen, abaca and other textile fibres. There, you just learnt something.
Every day you hear about global warming and how this will affect everyone in the future. You know you should be doing something to keep the planet clean for future generations, but you haven't quite figured out where to start or what to do. This guide will give you a good starting point for recycling at home and help you on your way to getting a greener future.
In this tough economic climate everyone could do with saving a few extra pounds. We have picked the 10 biggest, and easiest to implement, ways schools can save money.
Recycling is certainly no newcomer to the world, as the economic and environmental benefits have kept it alive for thousands of years.
No matter if you live in an apartment or a large house, everyone has space for a home recycling station. If there is not room in the kitchen you can have stackable outside recycling bins that will feat neatly into a corner.
A new study suggests that recycling habits may be influenced by the condition of the papers, cans and other recyclable goods being handled. United States trends are pointing towards lower inclination to recycle in cases where a can is dented or paper is smudged and dirty, highlighting an unexpected sensibility that is reducing recycling rates and holding back countries like America at 60% capacity for many of their recyclable materials.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
It’s easy to think that we have as much paper, plastic and metal on the planet as we’ll ever need, but that’s not true. We need to be very careful not to waste anything, and that also includes water, electricity, clothes, furniture and anything else you can think of.
Just because you need to use paper at work, it doesn’t mean you can’t still be efficient and responsible with it. Here are some tips on preventing paper wastage, whether you work for an accountant, a marketing firm, a logistics department or yes, even an old-fashioned hand-drawn illustration company!