CalRecycle Plans Series Of Rubberized Asphalt Workshops

Monday, 28 March 2011

CalReycle, known formally as the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, is planning five, half-day, workshops to discuss information about rubberized asphalt paving materials and tire-derived aggregate for civil engineering projects. These workshops are part of their “Green Roads” project to encourage the productive, value-added use of recycled scrap tire rubber in public projects.

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Zero-To-Waste-To-Landfill Operations

Monday, 28 March 2011

Thomas Built Buses Inc, based in High Point, NC, is the first school bus manufacturer to achieve a zero-waste-to-landfill operations. This achievement means “that everything received or produced by the company is used, reused, recycled or sold, and nothing is sent to the landfill.”

Giving Your Old Gadgets A Proper Green Burial

Thursday, 3 February 2011

Many Americans have outdated technology laying around in their homes. A November report from Demos, a public policy organization, states that less than 14% of home gadgets are recycled. There are many established outlets for consumers to donate or trade-ion their old gadgets like Best Buy and AT&T.

Learn how you can recycle your old gadgets and be give them a green burial!

Big City Life May Alter Green Attitudes

Thursday, 3 February 2011

According to the British journal Environmental Conservation, people who have good jobs in large cities are more likely to engage in green efforts. Xiadong Chen, who conducted the study with some of his colleagues, states that “employment matters with regard to pro-environmental behavior due to many different reasons [and that] first, people may be affected […]

Colleges prepare for nationwide recycling competition

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

Loyola University of Chicago and 554 other colleges and universities will participate in a nation-wide recycling competition known asRecycleMania this February. From the Loyola Phoenix:

USPS Saves Money Through Recycling, Reducing Energy

Wednesday, 26 January 2011

According to the Government Enterprise, last year, the U.S. Postal Service saved more than $14.1 million by increasing their recycling and using less energy. Also, they had over $5 Million in energy, water and fuel reductions.

How the USPS is sustaining their Green Efforts