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- Where to Find Germs in Your Home
Do you know where the germ hotspots in your home are? You may be surprised. Here’s where to find them so you can wipe them out.
- Why Green Spaces Are Good for You
Research shows green spaces with trees, grass, and other natural elements can boost your overall health. Here’s why.
- How to Recycle Water Filters
Being environmentally green about your water filter is not impossible. Find out more about how to recycle water filters and why it’s important to do so.
- How to Recycle Tires
Have you wondered what to do with your old, unused tires? Recycling tires may seem inconvenient, but there are many options.
- How to Recycle Metals
If you're wondering how to recycle metals, you've come to the right place. Learn how to recycle them, where to recycle them, and the benefits of recycling metals.
- How to Recycle Wood
Burning old wood is not the only way to get rid of it. Wood can be recycled and is an important part of creating a green community. Find out how.
- How to Recycle Glass
Recycling can be overwhelming, especially when there are a lot of materials involved. Read our guide to find out how to recycle glass.
- How to Recycle Water Bottles
Recycling plastic water bottles is a responsible way to reduce your carbon footprint. Learn more about the dos and don'ts of recycling water bottles.
- How to Recycle Paper
Are you ready to start your recycling journey by recycling paper? Read our guide to find out the specifics, facts, and benefits of recycling paper.
- What to Know About Recycling Oil
Find out what to do with your used motor oil. Look at how it’s recycled, what you should do with your used oil, and the benefits of recycling motor oil.
- How to Recycle Bubble Wrap
What should you do with bubble wrap after you receive a package? Learn how and why to recycle bubble wrap.
- How to Recycle Fabrics
Recycling doesn't have to be hard. Read this guide to find out exactly how to recycle old fabrics and textiles and turn them into something new.
- How to Use Ashes in Compost
Composting with ashes doesn't have to be confusing. Our composting guide gives you essential information on how to use ashes in your yard and garden.
- How to Use Compost in Your Garden
Composting is a great way to turn household waste into nutrient rich soil for your garden. Using compost in your garden is also good for the environment.
- How to Recycle Plastic
Most plastic is recyclable, but not every type can go in your curbside bin. Learn about the different types of plastic and how to recycle each.
- How to Recycle Coffee Pods
What machine you brew your coffee pods with determines the pods you use. Most pods can be recycled but require attention before tossing them in your recycling bin.
- How to Compost Manure
Composting manure is a great way to turn waste into nutritious fertilizer. Learn the benefits of composting manure and view a step-by-step guide to manure composting.
- How to Recycle a Mobile Phone
Perhaps you’ve upgraded your mobile phone and aren’t sure what to do with your old device. Read our guide to find out how to recycle your old phone.
- How to Recycle a TV
When your TV breaks, it should be recycled. Learn why TVs should be recycled and how to find a facility near you to recycle your TV.
- How to Recycle Electronics
Recycling electronics like your old cell phone may not be straightforward. Learn how you can donate your old tech or discard it in an environmentally safe way.
- How to Recycle Athletic Shoes
When your athletic shoes bite the dust, that doesn't mean their lives are over. The materials inside can be recycled into many things. Learn how to find a shoe recycling location near you.
- What to Know About Recycling Cooking Oil
What are the ways in which you can recycle and reuse cooking oil? Recycling used cooking oil can have a positive impact on the environment.
- How to Recycle Aluminum
Aluminum is the most abundantly available metal in the earth’s crust and recycling it is fast and efficient. Learn how to recycle this metal and its advantages.
- How to Recycle Shredded Paper
Find out how to recycle shredded paper, including what not to shred and alternatives to recycling.
- What Is Vermicomposting?
Vermicomposting is the process of breaking down organic material with the help of earthworms. Learn more about how it works and its advantages.
- What to Know About Recycling Styrofoam
Styrofoam seems like it is everywhere, so how do you get rid of it? Learn how Styrofoam is made and how you can dispose of it without impacting the environment.
- What to Know About Recycling Wind Turbine Blades
Learn about wind turbines. Discover the current innovations surrounding the recycling of wind turbine blades.
- How to Compost in Winter
Composting doesn't have to stop with cold weather. Our winter composting tips will keep you composting all year long.
- How to Compost in a Bucket
When composting outdoors isn't an option, bring your compost inside with a compost bucket. Learn how composting works and how to build your own compost bucket.
- How to Compost Leaves in Bags
Learn to use composting bags for leaves with this simple method that's easier than using a compost bin.
- How to Make Soap at Home
Find out how to make soap at home, including the ingredients, supplies, step-by-step instructions, and more.
- How to Recycle Cardboard
Cardboard is a commonly recycled item. Find out how it's made, the benefits of recycling your cardboard, and what kinds of cardboard can't be recycled.
- How to Recycle Bags
Plastic bags spend hundreds of years in landfills before decomposing. Recycling and reusing your plastic bags can give them a new life.
- How to Recycle Batteries
Batteries are common household items, and when they're spent they should be recycled. Learn the importance of recycling batteries and how to do it.
- How to Recycle a Refrigerator
Recycling refrigerators responsibly is vital to prevent environmental impact. Learn about the different components of a refrigerator and how to discard them.
- What Is Human Composting?
Human composting is an eco-friendly alternative to traditional burials and cremation. Learn how it works, what the benefits are, and where it's legal.
- How to Compost Indoors
Composting isn't just for the outdoors! Learn the different ways you can compost inside and how to create your own worm compost bin.
- How to Compost Leaves
Leaf composting is a great way to recycle your leaves at the end of fall. Learn the benefits of composting, how it works, and how you can use leaf compost.
- What to Know About Recycling Electric Vehicle (EV) Batteries
The growing popularity of EVs is exciting, but the fate of EV batteries once they’re no longer usable is concerning. Learn more about recycling EV batteries.
- What to Know About Recycling Solar Panels
Learn about solar panels and how to properly recycle them for future use and less waste.
- What to Know About the Benefits of Recycling
Find out what you need to know about recycling, including the benefits, types, and how to start.
- What to Know About Composting Eggshells
Composting is a great way to recycle eggshells. Learn about the benefits of composting eggshells and what to do before adding them to your compost pile.
- What to Know About Composing Cat Litter
Find out what you need to know about composting cat litter, and discover the risks and benefits.
- What to Know About Composting Paper Towels
Paper towels can't be recycled, but one way to reduce their impact is to compost them. Learn what types of paper towels can go in your compost pile and how to compost them.
- What to Know About Different Ways to Compost
Find out what you need to start composting, and learn different composting techniques and ideas for beginners.
- What to Know About How the Composting Process Works
Find out what you need to know about how composting works. Discover the materials, process, science, benefits, and how it affects the environment.
- What to Know About Compost Tumblers
Compost tumblers are containers that rotate the composting material to mix the ingredients. Learn about composting in a tumbler and where you can buy one.
- What to Know About Composting and Food Waste
Composting food scraps is a way to break down waste and turn it into fertile soil. Here’s what you need to know to get started.
- What to Know About "Greens" and "Browns" in Compost
Find out what you need to know about greens and browns in compost. Learn how to add ingredients and layer them for composting.