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How to Dispose of Cooking Oil The Correct and Responsible Way

When you pour cooking oil down the drain or garbage disposal, it eventually solidifies and clogs the pipes. This can damage your kitchen pipeline or the local sewer mains of your city.In Clackamas County, Oregon, for instance, local… Read More

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Everything You Need To Know About Metal Recycling

Using scrap metals to make new products is actually more profitable, cost-efficient, and eco-friendly than mining for raw materials. Here we break down for you how this whole process works.

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Is Styrofoam Recyclable? The Answer’s Not That Simple

It’s estimated that Styrofoam can take up to 30% of the space in US landfills, with Americans alone throwing away 25 billion foam cups every year.Yes, 25 billion foam cups.From food containers to cups and packaging, this material… Read More

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Lithium Ion Battery Recycling: Separating Fact from Fiction

Many of our gadgets and electronics run on lithium-ion batteries, but there are a lot of misconceptions on how to handle these batteries properly. Here’s how you actually do it.

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A Guide to Making an Eco-Friendly DIY Face Mask at Home

When the COVID-19 pandemic started to hit the USA, people immediately tried to get their hands on face masks. This was reinforced when many counties in California and other states introduced mandatory face mask laws for people who… Read More

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Which Green Cleaning Products are Best For You and the Environment? (Reviews and Buyer’s Guide)

We reviewed 13 green cleaning products to see if they live up to their claims. Here’s what we found out.

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Tube TV Disposal: How Can You Dispose of and Recycle Your CRT TV?

Old CRT TVs are chock-full of toxic substances, which makes it incredibly important that you dispose of them properly. We’ll show you how you can safely do that.

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A Complete Guide on How to Recycle VHS Tapes and Cassette Tapes

Almost all of us have old VHS and cassette tapes lurking in our attics and basements. Here’s how you can get rid of them.

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 plastic bag (unless… Read More

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 that greets us… Read More

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 occasional utility bill,… Read More

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 hand. Our first… Read More