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Bring Your Own Bag     View
Website for a campaign to remind people to bring "your own bags every time you go to the store. It's one simple way to go green in your daily life." Includes some statistics about paper and plastic bags, a list of bagging solutions from aro ...

One Person's Garbage ... Another Person's Treasure: Dumpster Diving, Freeganism, and Anarchy     View
This 2005 essay provides an introduction to the "anarchist political" aspects of the practice of dumpster diving, the act of searching through trash to find usable items. Includes a short bibliography with links to related sites. From Verb, ...

Resin Identification Codes: Plastic Recycling Codes     View
This chart lists the recycling codes (1-7) found on plastics, with descriptions, and information about properties, packaging applications, and recycled products. Includes information for polyethylene terephthalate (PET or PETE), high density polyethy ...

ReCork America     View
Website for a program to recycle natural wine corks, which when recycled "can become flooring tiles, building insulation, automotive gaskets, craft materials, soil conditioner and sports equipment." Includes a list of private collection loc ...

Take Back My TV     View
Website for a campaign promoting responsible recycling of televisions, which may be necessary for those discarding older analog TVs after the 2009 conversion to digital television. Site presents a recycling report card for 17 TV manufacturers and ret ...

Earth 911     View
Contains community-specific environmental information. Topics include reuse, recycling, hazardous waste disposal, composting, local agencies, environmental groups, state and local programs, and more. Includes a glossary and "green" shopping ...

Computer Recycling: Educational Resources     View
This site was created "to assist you in locating information or contacts needed to reduce the amount of electronic equipment going to landfills." Includes links to sites for recycling computers, monitors, floppy disks, parts, components, pe ...

Pack the 3R's While on Holiday Travel     View
This page suggests ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle during the holiday season, such as using electronic airline ticketing and hotel checkout systems, asking about alternative fuel when renting a car, and letting a hotel know it is not necessary to ...

The Recycling Bin #2: TV Antennas     View
This short article describes how to recycle rather than throw away obsolete television antennas. Includes information about how to determine which metals make up the antenna and how to separate aluminum from other parts. Article notes that safety gog ...

Recycling for Charities (RFC)     View
This nonprofit organization collects old wireless electronic devices (cell phones, PDAs, digital cameras) and ink and toner cartridges for proper disposal. "For every charity phone donation you provide, ... [RFC] donate[s] one dollar to the foun ...




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