Archive for category: Recycling

Recycling Toilets Into Sidewalks In Bellingham

Recycling Toilets Into Sidewalks In Bellingham

0 / March 17, 2012 3:29 pm

Seattle – The University of Washington’s Greenroads Foundation is honoring the City of Bellingham for a project they completed using recycled toilets in road construction. The porcelain was used to make Poticrete as they call it and used to make [...]

Indiana Helps Recycling Companies By Giving Grants

Indiana Helps Recycling Companies By Giving Grants

0 / March 14, 2012 1:35 pm

The State of Indiana will help recycling companies by releasing a large chunk of grant money to help businesses that do recycling. The Recycling Market Development Program in Indiana will give out almost $500,000 to help many companies buy materials [...]

Seattle Recycling Will Wipe Your Data Every Time

Seattle Recycling Will Wipe Your Data Every Time

0 / March 12, 2012 12:01 am

Even if you try to wipe the data off of your computer before you recycle it, or give it away, you may run into problems. We wipe the data from hundreds of laptops and desktop computers every month, and popular [...]

Only One Third Or Recyclable Materials Actually Recycled

0 / March 11, 2012 6:54 pm

The Seattle Times has a great article on recycling patterns. They say that only a third of the stuff that can be recycled is recycled. Sad isn’t it. Read Rest Of Recycling Story

E-Waste Recycling Regulations

E-Waste Recycling Regulations

0 / March 11, 2012 8:10 am

Many states are requiring manufacturers of electronics to pay to have their products recycled. Since there is no federal action being taken, many states have begun their own programs. There is a lot of controversy about these regulations and recycling [...]

Recycle A Torpedo

Recycle A Torpedo

0 / March 11, 2012 7:30 am

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Authorities in Puerto Rico are attempting to locate the person(s) who dropped off a 6-foot-long (1.8-meter) torpedo at a metal recycling center in Quebradillas Puerto Rico. Recycling metal is cool, but there is a limit [...]

OSU Is Competing In The RecycleMania National Recycling Competition

OSU Is Competing In The RecycleMania National Recycling Competition

0 / March 10, 2012 8:04 am

CORVALLIS —The Oregon State University is joining the RecycleMania competition and they are competing in a brand new category which is electronics recycling, including computers. Recycled computers with hard drives will have the data wiped by The Computer Drive Connection [...]

New Bridge 100% Recycled Plastic

New Bridge 100% Recycled Plastic

0 / March 9, 2012 4:00 pm

In York Maine, they just built a bridge from 100% recycled plastic. This 15′ by 26′ bridge is the first bridge in the US made from 100% recycled materials, that is to be used for automobiles. Recycling taken to new [...]

Smart Recycling Bins – RFID Trash Cans

Smart Recycling Bins – RFID Trash Cans

8 / January 15, 2012 2:47 am

Grand Rapids Michigan puts RFID chips in trash cans / recycling bins, and then tallys credits for households that recycle more. These recycling credits can be used for discounts at participating local merchants. They credits used are called “recycle dollars” [...]

Tree Cycling – Recycling Christmas Trees In Seattle

Tree Cycling – Recycling Christmas Trees In Seattle

0 / January 5, 2012 6:52 am

Time to recycle that Christmas tree. Hope everyone had a good time during the holidays, and now it is time to take down that tree. Here is a link to locations around Seattle that recycles Christmas Trees. Christmas Tree Recycling [...]