Posts Categorized: Recycling News

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

Saving Bees in Cedar Rapids Iowa

Saving Bees in Cedar Rapids Iowa

The city of Cedar Rapids is seeding 188 acres of native grass and wild flower to help boost the bee population.   http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/blogs/cedar-rapids-prairie-pollinators

Bring your old TV’s to us and we’ll E-Waste Recycle it for Free!

Bring your old TV’s to us and we’ll E-Waste Recycle it for Free!

CRT tube TV’s are still extremely common and when thrown away most end up at the landfill. This is easily avoidable. Bring your TV to Nu-Way Bin Rentals! http://www.wastedive.com/news/calrecycle-nearly-half-of-crt-glass-collected-in-california-goes-to-landfi/437483/

Organic waste being used to create energy

Organic waste being used to create energy

Creating RNG (renewable natural gas) from organic waste to power combustion engines could be a very productive future for diversion and dealing with trash.    http://www.wastedive.com/news/organics-may-offer-most-growth-potential-for-creating-renewable-energy-from/436858/

Ever heard of an Agrihood?

Ever heard of an Agrihood?

This area in Detroit is now America’s first 100% organic, self-sustainable neighborhood