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  • Recycling in a changing environment
    Recycling in a changing environment
    Recycling has been an environmentally responsible activity that has increased in popularity over the last forty years or so. As time has gone on, the items that can be recycled and how they can be recycled has changed drastically. The materials we...
  • Free Christmas tree recycling
    Christmas tree recycling available at four Highlands Ranch locations
    The Highlands Ranch Metro District is offering free Christmas tree recycling once again this holiday season. Drop off your ornament and tinsel-free tree from Wednesday, Dec. 24 through Sunday, Jan. 18 at one of our tree recycling sites.•...
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    Make money selling household trash as craft supplies on eBay
    How much money are you throwing away every month, literally putting in the trash can? Most people don't realize that their household trash can be worth money on eBay. Here are some common items that are used for craft projects, repurposing, or...
  • Tips for an environmentally friendly holiday
    Tips for an environmentally friendly holiday
    We are in the middle of the holiday season but it's still not too late to make some decisions that can reduce waste, benefit the environment, and give your friends, family, and yourself an extra helping of holiday good cheer. The United States...
  • 10 nifty ways to wrap holiday presents without boxes or gift bags
    10 nifty ways to wrap holiday presents without boxes or gift bags
    Last-minute holiday gift wrapping can leave Christmas shoppers awhirl. Stores run out of boxes, or they charge extra for them. Fancy gift bags can be costly. At home, gift givers may find wrapping supplies depleted, as Christmas draws near.Odd...
  • What exactly is a green-collar job?
    What exactly is a green-collar job?
    Politicians often talk about the need to create more green-collar jobs, leaving many average citizens scratching their heads and wondering – what constitutes a “green” job and how do green-collar employees differ from blue- or...
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    Free e-waste recycling event coming up for Kern County residents
    Bakersfield and Kern County residents looking to finally get rid of their outmoded electronics have a free and easy way to do it this month. KeepBakersfieldBeautiful is partnering with Alianza Recycling and Recovery, Metropolitan Recycling, Varner...
  • How your business can help solve urban water pollution
    How your business can help solve urban water pollution
    If there’s one thing South Floridians are proud of, it’s our sunny beaches, intra-coastal, lakes and other waterways – especially here in the Palm Beaches. And yet, preventing urban water pollution is a major challenge.According...
  • Rosie McCann's Irish Pub & Restaurant SJ Gun Buyback Launch Party Nov 19, 2014
    San Jose to hold their second annual gun buyback on Dec 13, 2014
    San Jose’s Gun Buyback launch party kicked off this month in order to help raise funds for Dec 13, 2014 to help build community support in San Jose’s gun buyback program. The launch party gave the community an opportunity to donate...
  • Three businesses are recognized by Florida DEP for ambitious recycling programs
    Three businesses are recognized by Florida DEP for ambitious recycling programs
    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently inducted three businesses into the Recycling Recognition Program for their dedication to meeting Florida's vigorous recycling goals. Florida encourages the continued efforts by...
  • America Recycles Day: Keep America clean by going green
    America Recycles Day: Let's talk trash and keep America beautiful
    According to a Treehugger report published onNov. 15, a very special day of the year is here and Americans are ready to celebrate! Nov. 15 is America Recycles Day(ARD), an annual event that promotes the positive impact recyclinghas on...
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    America Recycles Day event at Bakersfield's Rabobank Arena this Saturday
    Bakersfield residents looking for a way to recycle household items no longer of use to them should head to the Rabobank Arena in downtown Bakersfield this Saturday, November 15, 2014. A free recycling event will be held in the arena's south...
  • Help Walter Reed Middle School by cleaning out your garage
    Get rid of your electronics & stuff you can't sell and help a middle school
    Anything that has a cord, whether it works or not, can be donated this weekend to Walter Reed Middle School and help the school make money."This is an easy way to help the school, and get the community involved," says Carol Convey,...
  • Health Show comes to Vancouver
    Vancouver’s Health Show focused on healthy and ethical lifestyles
    The Health Show held this past weekend at the Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre highlighted ways to help live a healthier and more sustainable lifestyle.An enthusiastic crowd of attendees were able to browse displays, sample tasty...
  • FIve ways to recycle costumes after Halloween
    5 ways to recycle costumes after Halloween
    Don’t toss those Halloween costumes after October 31! Each autumn, kids of all ages (and even plenty of adults) look forward to picking out Halloween costumes for door-to-door candy begging, masquerade events, Halloween parties, and other...