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The Big Butt Problem: why tossing your cigarette into the gutter is not okay

Smokers are used to getting grief from the rest of society. Having been bombarded with graphic warnings about your certain death by cancer, frowned and tutted at for blowing filth-clouds at civilians, and forced out into the cold and rain, … Continue reading

Collectively.org · Apr 27, 2016

Guitar String Recycling Event

Manchester Music Mill is hosting a free recycle and restring event for local musicians. Sponsored by D’Addario, participants can bring old guitar strings in to recycle, as well as get their guitars restrung with D’Addario NYXL or Nickel Bronze Acoustic … Continue reading

New Hampshire Magazine Online · Apr 27, 2016

Recycling packaging is important, but doesn’t the inside count?

Product packaging is the focus in our current recycling infrastructure. Metal cans, plastic containers and cardboard boxes are top of mind as far as recyclable items go, as these can be collected and processed at low cost and sold as … Continue reading

TreeHugger · Apr 27, 2016

Residents can recycle car seats

Between now and May 7, Tomball and  Magnolia area residents can recycle used car seats at their local Target store. In celebration of Earth Month, 36 Target stores across Texas are hosting a car seat collection program to help residents … Continue reading

Tomball Magnolia Tribune Online · Apr 27, 2016

Join Me in the Tom’s of Maine Less Waste Challenge

Did you know that the average American family produces nearly 125 pounds of waste every week? That’s a lot of garbage! I think about the amount of trash we generate every Sunday evening as we roll an overflowing garbage can to the curb for … Continue reading

Groovy Green Livin’ blog · Apr 27, 2016

Cigarette Butt Recycling Program

TerraCycle uses these disposable urns which they put in key locations downtown where people discard their cigarette butts.

Apr 27, 2016

Cigarette Butt Recycling Program

There is a new program in Grand Rapids that helps to keep the city clean by recycling cigarette butts… The butts get sent to a company called TerraCycle, which turns the butts into plastic pellets that can be made into … Continue reading

Apr 27, 2016

Small Businesses’ Sustainability Efforts Hampered by Costs

Although more than half (53 percent) of small-business owners do not view climate change as a serious threat, the majority still embrace eco-friendly practices, according to a Manta survey of 1,174 small-business owners. The survey found 93 percent of owners … Continue reading

eweek.com · Apr 26, 2016

Collinsville High School Celebrates Academics with Signing Day

More than 90 graduating students at Collinsville High School signed commitment letters during the school’s third annual Academic Signing Day. Much like with athletic signing days, the students were joined by family, high school faculty and college representatives in the school’s library/media … Continue reading

Belleville News-Democrat · Apr 26, 2016

Recycling cigarette butts? It’s happening in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids city officials are hoping to cut down on cigarette butt litter with new disposal urns scattered throughout downtown. Melvin Eledge, operations manager and ambassador for Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., says the city is starting out with 17 of … Continue reading

Fox17-TV · Apr 26, 2016

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