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Recycling - By The Numbers !

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Please Recycle !!

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 !” →

COOL Idea on Koolies!!

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 […]

Millions of Old Tires Spark Recycling Frenzy

Greetings one and all–We here at NY Homesteader think this will be of interest to you:Millions of Old Tires Spark Recycling Frenzy

It’s like finding money on the street: the average tire contains the same energy as seven gallons of oil, and it has a heat content up to 16% higher than coal. […]

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