How to safely recycle household batteries. Batteries can leak very toxic chemicals. It is important to properly dispose of them.
Battling Against Recycling Contamination While the increasing dedication and a growing rate of participation of the general public in recycling is good news, residents put everything they believe could or should be recycled in the designated containers. It’s important to understand that the slightest bits of non-recyclables in a load of recycling could prevent the […]
What You Need to Know About Electronic Waste Recycling Electronics have a short lifespan. An average cellphone will function without problems for less than 2 years. Computers and desktops last for 5 to 8 years, and most technicians believe that the average life of a laptop is between 3 to 5 years. According to environmentalists, electronic […]
Metal Recycling 101 Metals are versatile and carry certain significance in plenty of real-world applications. They are used in industrial production for manufacturing railways, ships, airplanes, cars, trucks, etc. Apart from this, they are used in crockery, cutlery, and packaging as well. With metal recycling, it is possible to reuse metal continuously without degrading its […]
Tips to Minimize Your Plastic Footprint Plastic waste is detrimental to our environment. It emits greenhouse gases and adds to land and water pollution. Not only are landfills full of plastic waste that never made its way to the recycling plants, but marine biologists predict that by 2050, there will be more plastic in the ocean […]
All You Need to Know About Glass Recycling Glass is a recyclable material made from a chemical compound known as silicon dioxide. It is transparent, heat resistant, a poor conductor of electricity, and does not chemically react with other substances. These physical and chemical properties of glass make it an excellent and safe container for […]
5 Inspiring Works of Art from Plastic Waste Art has always been a form of creative expression. Artists, painters, sculptors, actors, and even singers use their craft to embody their thoughts and feelings. Over the years, art has been used to channel emotions and raise awareness of social and political issues. A new form of […]
The Dos & Don’ts of Recycling Recycling waste materials can have a positive impact on our environment. Through recycling, we can conserve energy, save our environment, protect our natural resources, and mitigate the effects of global warming. According to the Stanford University’s research, by recycling one ton of steel, we can save 645 kWH of energy, […]