Posts Categorized: Recycling News

Tesla’s New Semi Truck

Tesla’s New Semi Truck

Boasting 500 miles per charge and a 5 Second 0-60mph time https://www.topgear.com/car-news/electric/teslas-new-semi-truck-will-do-500-miles-one-charge

Top Rivers that deliver plastic waste to Oceans

Top Rivers that deliver plastic waste to Oceans

See the top river producers of ocean plastics https://www.treehugger.com/ocean-conservation/these-10-rivers-appear-be-source-millions-tons-ocean-plastic.html

Large garbage patch found in Pacific Ocean

Large garbage patch found in Pacific Ocean

Scientists have discovered an alarming amount of trash in the Pacific Ocean between the the mainland and Hawaii. http://www.iflscience.com/environment/yet-another-huge-plastic-garbage-patch-has-been-found-in-the-pacific/

Pest control praying mantises causing trouble

Pest control praying mantises causing trouble

Large praying mantises released in gardens as natural repellent have been discovered to feast on humming birds https://www.treehugger.com/animals/praying-mantises-released-pest-control-are-hunting-hummingbirds.html

Natural Yards to boost ecosystem

Natural Yards to boost ecosystem

Planting a yard at your home that replicates nature makes for healthier plants and a healthier environment   http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/article158875084.html

DIY Guide to building your own Composting backyard

DIY Guide to building your own Composting backyard

An organic method for putting carbon and nitrogen back into the soil that is far more beneficial then fertilizers. https://www.fix.com/blog/how-to-start-a-compost-pile/

Plastic is winding up in our food

Plastic is winding up in our food

Finding it’s way into our oceans, eventually being swallowed by marine life, plastic waste is throwing off the ecosystems and our health.  http://www.latimes.com/opinion/livable-city/la-ol-plastic-pollution-styrofoam-20170529-story.html

It’s easy to avoid plastic water bottles especially at home

It’s easy to avoid plastic water bottles especially at home

  At home you can filter out your tap water to become higher quality then bottled water from the store and then simply use a reusable glass bottle. Purchase a simple Reverse Osmosis 5 to 7 stage filtration system which can be installed in under an hour. It’s also cheap!  Most bottled water companies filter… Read more

Drones are now being used to survey landfills

Drones are now being used to survey landfills

  In New Mexico, Corralitos Regional Landfill is using aerial imaging drones to capture hi-res video and stills to study compaction and emissions, save energy, improve quality, and save money at the same time. Read more