Electronic Recycling in the San Francisco Bay Area

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Contactless drive-through recycling drop offs start on June 1, 10 AM to 6 PM. Monday through Friday.

Actionable Info to Make Every Day Earth Day

How to Recycle Plastic Bags

Plastic bags are everywhere. You see them on store shelves, full of every imaginable product. You see rolls of them every few feet in the produce section. The checker tucks whatever you purchased inside a…

How to Dispose of Old Mattress

We spend a lot of time in our beds — about one third of our lives, in fact. Beds are places of relaxation and refuge, and there’s nothing as home-like as the super comfortable mattress…

Tips for How to Store (and Conserve) Water

People in developed nations often take their infrastructure for granted. For example, turn on a tap, flush a toilet, or aim a garden hose, and you have access to unlimited clean water. You pay the…

How to Stop Using Paper Towels

Life is messy. We try to be clean and tidy, but things keep dripping, spilling, or spraying. Kids don’t pay attention, pets have accidents, and we don’t always have a pile of clean rags on…

Why We Use Plastic Straws and How to Stop

Plastic drinking straws are one of those consumer items that individuals and governments are hoping to ban. Some people may find this puzzling or trivial — even though as of 2019, plastic straws in California…
Woman learning about computer energy saving tips

Energy Saving Tips for Your Computer

Ever wonder how to save energy when using your computer? If you see that low battery notification all too quickly, then it’s time to learn more about your computer power consumption. Luckily, there are plenty…
Person typing on new laptop and needs laptop recycling

Laptop Recycling: How to Recycle Your Laptop?

You’ve had your clunky laptop for many years and now it’s time for an upgrade. Once you finally pick out the perfect one, you’ll find yourself with two laptops taking up space. What do you…