Here are 5 really quick and easy tips to start you on your way to self sufficiency and sustainability. Of course these are just a starting point so go for it. You can definitely do these.
1. Start out small – No matter where you live or what you do we suggest you start out small. Make a plan and then stick to it. Leave the “Go big or go home” mentality by the wayside. Biting off more than you can chew could be the beginning of the end of your plan. Baby steps are easier to take and easier to correct if you find it’s not working as planned.
2. Begin to recycle – It takes 2 or 3 containers to start. These could be garbage cans, recycling containers that your city or town provides, or even cardboard boxes. Label them metal, plastic, and glass (possibly even paper). This is an indispensable tool to becoming Check Out The Rest of “5 Tips To A Greener Lifestyle” →
New uses for recycled plastic — PET in this case — are beginning to emerge. See the following press announcement. Researchers at Singapore’s Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) and California’s IBM Research – Almaden (IBM)… […]
By: Rich Gately
So do you recycle? That is awesome! Hopefully more people will join you on the bandwagon and get their recycling on, too.
It’s true the weak economy has hurt recycling markets just like it has every industry, but things will turn around. And it’s still true that remaking things uses much less energy and resources than fashioning virgin materials into new toys, utensils, cars and houses. But even the most well-meaning greenies can get confused by the different rules that govern plastic recycling. Policies vary according to state, town and recycler, and guidelines can change at any time, so the best advice is to occasionally check with your local service, and ask to stay updated.
In order to make it easier, the vast majority of plastic products are Check Out The Rest of “Recycling – By The Numbers !” →
Greetings–NY Homesteader thinks this will be of interest to you. We always encourage using post consumer recycled materials.
EcoCoolie Pocket Coolie 2.0Numo has come back to the market with the EcoCoolie Pocket Coolie 2.0 available Feb 1, 2010. This unit is made of 1/8″ high-density recycled-open cell scuba foam and will boast a […]