Waste Removal Tips & Advice
On the eve of Labor Day weekend, 2013, there’ll no doubt be plenty of backyard BBQs and more than a few cold ones being cracked open over the next few days. So, we got beer on our minds!
5-year-old Joe Jarvis started his very own trash business in his neighborhood charging customers a quarter to deliver their trash containers down to the curb.
Ocean pollution is a global problem that is depicted in a surreal fashion in a photo by Zak Noyle depicting a surfer riding a barrel wave laced with trash.
Ever wonder where old shingles end up? Shingle recycling is growing at a fast rate. Recycled shingles can be used to create new roads; see the graphic...
Artist Cynthia Minet's "Unsustainable Creatures" exhibit recently made its way to LAX for all to see. The LED-lit sculptures depict animals and are made from trash.
Kroger plans to harness the power of food waste to produce biogas (methane) and organic fertilizer, closing the loop between the farm and the grocery store.
Need an inexpensive way to organize and declutter the books in your kid’s room, your home library, or your reading nook? Head to the home improvement store with a $20 bill to get started. Rain gutters – yeah, the kind that are on your house – make perfect bookshelves in areas that are limited on space.
One eco-friendly manufacturer of composite decking/railing materials saved over 2.5 billion lbs. of wood/plastic scrap from landfills. Turning a profit from recyclables, now that's a green idea!
UK-based artist Mark Roberts (aka Markrobla) recently presented a public art series he called “Down in the Dumps.”
Certain items are prohibited from being tossed in roll-off dumpster containers by most dumpster rental companies. This infographic gives you a visual depiction of this information.
A team of engineering students in France developed two recumbent style bikes made from junk wood. The best part is they produce electricity using a basic chain-driven generator and battery hook-up.
He’s not your average artist; in fact, he works with trash found littered along highways and on beaches across the country. Barry Rosenthal is a New York photographer who stumbled onto using trash as an artistic medium after years of shooting plants in nature and realizing there was so much garbage littering these areas.
Thousands of retired aircraft are rusting away in boneyards scattered across the Southwest. Some lucky birds, however, are being resurrected into comfortable, eco-friendly residences.
E-waste is a growing problem in the U.S. with about 2.37 million tons of electronic devices disposed of annually (EPA). ecoATM recycles e-waste and has currently handled 1 million devices and counting.
The 2012 results of the annual International Coastal Cleanup were recently announced and the results show that yes, we are all slobs! Well, not all of us, but the findings were pretty astounding nonetheless.