#25 | More Ideas, Less Waste

Guide to local resources including recycling centers, how to recycle, pollution prevention and how help protect the environment.


  • Is it possible to have an #EcoFriendly #RoadTrip? Join the conversation here:

    Green Road Trip Tips For The Summer 18 Jul '16, 11am

    Ah, summer! The season of barbecues, picnics, camping, delicious fresh fruit and summertime adventures. One of my favorite things to do through the summer is take a road trip — with family, friends and sometimes even a short solo journey. I find that road trips make for a relatively c...

  • Recycle those expired medications safely. Find a #recycling location near you:

    How to Recycle Unwanted or Expired Medications 18 Jul '16, 1am

    Medications are not recyclable, but many pharmacies will take back medications and government programs will accept anything not considered a controlled substance. Pill containers are sometimes recyclable, but make sure they are clean and labels are removed. Find Recycling Guides for O...

  • Did you know you can #recycle guitar strings? Find out how:

    Guitar String Recycling Partnership Hits High Note 16 Jul '16, 2am

    Innovative programs like this one from D’Addario prove that every single industry out there can find opportunities for sustainable change — it’s not just limited to typically “green” fields like solar power or waste management . By focusing on reducing packaging materials, producing 9...

  • Urban Gardening 101: How to start an #UrbanGarden

    Urban Farming 101: How To Start An Urban Farm 16 Jul '16, 1am

    Hiryak advises that folks start small. He began with nothing more than a passion for the urban agrarian lifestyle and the desire to make his community better. The farm, located in the backyard of the house he grew up in, is roughly half an acre, with only one quarter being intensively...

  • Busted computer monitor? Find out where to #recycle it here:

    How to Recycle Computer Monitors 10 Jul '16, 2am

    Did you know you can recycle computer monitors? Both old boxy monitors and newer flat panel displays can be recycled. While they aren’t accepted in most curbside programs, if your city or county hosts an e-waste collection event you can probably take them there. Find Recycling Guides ...

  • 8 Ways to Reduce Your Impact Today 08 Jul '16, 6pm

    Take a consumption vacation – Consider taking the day or week off from making any new purchases, with the exception of necessities such as health products and food. Remember that you are not only saving money, but you are also reducing the waste created throughout the life cycle of ea...

  • Create A Truly Sustainable Business With These 5 Tips 07 Jul '16, 11am

    Carry out annual maintenance and tune-ups on your ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) system. This includes regularly changing or cleaning the filters every month during peak heating and cooling seasons. Dirty filters overwork the equipment and lead to lower indoor air quality. Ev...

  • How to Recycle Aluminum Cans 03 Jul '16, 2am

    If you are trying to find out where to recycle aluminum cans in your area scroll to the bottom of this page and search our recycling locator. Aluminum is a sustainable metal and can be recycled over and over again. An aluminum can is generally turned into a new can and back on store s...

Chevrolet VoltAge - Get Plugged In
Keep America Beautiful
Local Harvest / Farmers Markets / Family Farms / CSA / Organic Food
Recycler's World
Used Motor Oil Collection and Recycling - American Petroleum Institute
US Green Building Council
The Aluminum Association
Waste Management: Waste disposal, Collection and Removal ...
Sierra Club Home Page: Explore, Enjoy and Protect the Planet
Textbook Recycle Your TextBooks
E-cycling Central: Find a Recycler
Call2Recycle | United States
Recycle Now
Battery Recycling - Cost-Effective and Safe Disposal
Reuse-A-Shoe: Shoe Recycling with Nike and Converse | Reuse-A ...
Natural Resources Defense Council – The Earth's Best Defense ...
Recycling Facts and Benefits
Container Recycling Institute
Fuel Economy
1-800-Recycling: Find Recycling Locations, Green Living Tips and ...
The Freecycle Network
Environmental Defense Fund
Recycle Arizona
Gazelle: Sell Your Cell Phone and Electronics Trade In
International Earth Day- The Official Site ( Spring ...
recycle-more - recycle-more offers advice for recycling at home ...
Recycling Guide
Arizona Environmental Recycling: Recycling centers in Phoenix ...
The Recycling Center - Your Center for Recycling