In past episodes, Noel and Jacob have discussed how challenging the recycling system has become in the United States, but for this America Recycles Day we share what you need to know about your plastics to recycle and that Jacob has been taking unproductive showers for a decade.
November 15th is America Recycles Day. It’s a day when Americans are encouraged to take the next step in their recycling endeavors. Those who don’t really recycle are urged to do so and those who do recycle are urged to do a little more. Recycling helps reduce the volume of trash going to local landfills and […]
Each person in the United States generates an average of four pounds of trash a day, according to Dosomething.org. In total, close to 1.5 tons of solid waste is generated per American each year. That means we are created in excess of 200 million tons of trash on a yearly basis. So, where does it […]
While America Recycles Day falls on November 15 this year, recycling is an action people can and should be doing every single day of the year. It does not matter whether you have been a life-long recycler or you are just starting out, there are actions you can take or things you can learn in honor […]
Image by Jaine / Creative Commons Although November 15th, 2011 is the official America Recycles Day, there are actions each of us can take every day of the year to increase recycling and reduce waste. You are probably already aware of the importance of recycling and why it is better for the environment. Maybe you […]
When it comes to recycling, not everyone has the same point of view. Some people are die-hard recyclers and recycle everything from bottles and cans to glass and newspapers to e-waste. They are even dedicated enough to refurbish or donate their used furniture and home appliances rather than let them find their way to the […]