20 May '11, 1am

8 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle

By DivineCaroline via EcoSalon I have a large, shameful pile of junk in my basement that has been growing out of control for three years. I try not to look at it when I pass it, because when I do, I inevitably feel that flush of guilt: “Why haven’t I recycled this stuff already? ” But for many items, from packing peanuts to old scraps of carpet, it’s not as easy as putting them in a curbside bin. Sometimes it seems like an awful lot of effort just to find out whether something can be recycled at all, let alone how or where. But don’t give in and toss those questionable items in the trash! You might be surprised at some of the things that can actually be recycled. Turn wine corks into flooring, trade in energy-sucking holiday lights for LED strands, and transform your old sneakers into a tennis court—sometimes it’s as easy as simply dropping them in the mail. 1. Wine Corks ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/8-things-you-didnt-know-...

Tweets

8 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle #eco...

care2.com 23 May '11, 2pm

By DivineCaroline via EcoSalon I have a large, shameful pile of junk in my basement that has been growing out of control f...

8 Reasons to Support Farmers’ Markets

care2.com 19 May '11, 1pm

Create relationships. Farmers markets offer a safe, outdoor space to meet and mingle with neighbors and food producers. Mo...

Dr. Cook's Top 8 Weight Loss Supplements: I am regularly asked which supplements are safe and helpful for weight...

Dr. Cook's Top 8 Weight Loss Supplements: I am ...

care2.com 20 May '11, 1am

I am regularly asked which supplements are safe and helpful for weight loss. While I maintain that healthy eating and exer...

It's the end of the world as we know it

climateprogress.org 21 May '11, 12pm

The end of the world meme is quite ancient and has the benefit of coinciding with human experience, since many nations kin...

If The World Ends Tomorrow... | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: Dr. Lissa Rankin's last words if May 21, 2011 trul...

If The World Ends Tomorrow... | Care2 Healthy &...

care2.com 20 May '11, 4pm

According to this article , a handful of people believe the world ends on May 21, 2011, based on some loose calculations f...

10 Things to Know About Flip-Flops (Video) - Are your flip-flops harming your foot health? The wrong footwear is oft...

10 Things to Know About Flip-Flops (Video) - Ar...

care2.com 20 May '11, 10pm

Are your flip-flops harming your foot health? The wrong footwear is often the chief cause of foot pain, and many types of ...

Does Your Cat Eat Strange Things?

Does Your Cat Eat Strange Things?

care2.com 22 May '11, 2pm

My cat Iggy liked to eat tortilla chips–a little strange, but not nearly as odd as her taste for tape, preferably of the s...

Do u know how to properly dispose of your old m...

earth911.com 27 May '11, 8pm

PHOTOS: Bay Area Maker Faire PHOTOS: Bay Area Maker Faire Last weekend, artists, crafters, inventors and tinkerers gathere...

What Your Garden's Weeds Mean | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

What Your Garden's Weeds Mean | Care2 Healthy &...

care2.com 14 May '11, 4pm

By Colleen Vanderlinden, TreeHugger The best way to learn about your soil’s health is to get a soil test through your loca...

Botox For+8-Year-Olds%3F+WTF%3F:

Botox For+8-Year-Olds%3F+WTF%3F:

care2.com 13 May '11, 4pm

My blood is boiling because I just heard that 8-year-old beauty queen Britney Campbell got Botox. She didn’t just get Boto...

Like Son, Like Father -- Ron Paul Likes To Compare Things To Slavery, Too

Like Son, Like Father -- Ron Paul Likes To Comp...

care2.com 16 May '11, 6am

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul compared the right to health care to slavery, stating that if you think every person should hav...

5 Things To Do Daily

5 Things To Do Daily

care2.com 09 May '11, 12am

I have always been a reader. As a child, I’d rather have gone to the local bookmobile than to a carnival. Books were the g...

An Eco-Wish For Graduates - Care2 Healthy & Green Living

An Eco-Wish For Graduates - Care2 Healthy & Gre...

care2.com 15 May '11, 4pm

My son graduated college last weekend. Sitting in the audience among a newly-minted sea of graduates and their families, I...

What you don't know about the 70+ year old scho...

mnn.com 20 May '11, 3pm

Weaved throughout this history lesson is the story of the students at Chicago's Tilden Academy, who won a national competi...

Shiny New Food Labels | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: As you walk through the aisles of your local grocery store...

Shiny New Food Labels | Care2 Healthy & Green L...

care2.com 15 May '11, 3pm

As you walk through the aisles of your local grocery store, you’ll probably notice a lot more products boasting “natural” ...