Posts Categorized: Recycling News

Sweden is way ahead of the curve in the Recycling game

Sweden is way ahead of the curve in the Recycling game

“Swedish people are quite keen on being out in nature and they are aware of what we need do on nature and environmental issues. We worked on communications for a long time to make people aware not to throw things outdoors so that we can recycle and reuse” http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/sweden-s-recycling-is-so-revolutionary-the-country-has-run-out-of-rubbish-a7462976.html

Is it time to ban single use plastics?

Is it time to ban single use plastics?

With our landfills and oceans teeming with plastics that will never break down, it may be time for governments to step in and ban single use plastics, forcing manufactures to use compostable materials instead. http://www.latimes.com/opinion/editorials/la-ed-plastic-plan-20180220-story.html

Mulch and Permaculture

Mulch and Permaculture

Produce mulch utilizing permaculture design https://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/woodchip-greywater-system-zspz1801zburg

Houseplants to filter your indoor air

Houseplants to filter your indoor air

Removing pollution can be easy with potted plants. https://www.treehugger.com/green-home/5-houseplants-best-removing-indoor-air-pollution.html

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/