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How to Recycle Anything     View
An A-Z guide about how and where to recycle household items. Covers items such as aerosol cans, batteries, books, cell phones, computers, crayons, formal wear, jam jars, keys, office envelopes, tires, toothpaste tubes, and zippered plastic bags. Also ...

Product Stewardship: Packaging     View
Initiatives, legislation, and other resources on sustainable packaging and packaging waste reduction. Includes publications and websites about programs (in the U.S. and other countries) involving product design, recycling and reuse, and toxics reduct ...     View
This site provides suggestions for reducing personal production of waste materials. "When you avoid making garbage in the first place, you don't have to worry about disposing of waste or recycling it later. Changing your habits is the key. ...

Plastic Loose Fill Council (PLFC)     View
This organization was founded "to develop, promote and implement the original use and subsequent recovery, reuse and recycling of polystyrene loose fill, commonly known as 'packing peanuts.'" The site features a database of collection cente ...

Common Wastes & Materials: Scrap Tires     View
Collection of resources about waste management and recycling of scrap tires in the U.S. Features background information, statistics, a FAQ, information about scrap tire markets (such as tire-derived fuel, civil engineering applications, and rubberize ...

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle     View
Explains the necessity of recycling and explains how to do it, including how to recycle electronics, grass clippings, oil, and batteries. Also has details on materials and waste exchanges and waste minimization. From the U.S. Environmental Protection ...

Garbage: How Can My Community Reduce Waste?     View
An introduction to the problem of global waste management, with some possible solutions. Topics include solid waste, sewage, hazardous waste, and sustainable living. Offers annotated links to sites for further reading.

The Story of Stuff With Annie Leonard     View
"From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. 'The Story of Stuff' is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled [video] look at the unders ...

Plug Into eCycling: Recycle Your Cell Phone     View
Background and details about this U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) initiative, launched in early 2008, to encourage cell phone recycling. "[D]espite the large number of programs, most consumers still do not know where or how they can r ...

The ULS Report     View
Collection of material about packaging and the environment. Features 2007 reviews of research comparing the environmental impact of milk containers and analysis of life-cycle data for paper and plastic grocery bags, and suggestions of "42 Ways t ...



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