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Seven Recycled Products that could be part of your Car

Car companies are jumping on the sustainability bandwagon. Several car companies are incorporating recycled goods as part of the manufacturing of their vehicles.  Ford, Toyota, Mazda, GM, Chevy, Honda and Nissan are the leading companies in this recycling revolution. Did … Continue reading

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Your New House Straight From the Recycling Bin

Did you know that the recycling bin beside your desk could one day become your next house? Well, not quite yet.  But the future for plastic lumber is endless and could one day be included in the production of homes. … Continue reading

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Birdbath Bakery

Imagine a bakery with walls made of wheat and cups made from corn. Treats are made from organic ingredients and the staff wears recycled clothing. Sounds like a modern day Hansel-and-Gretel like treat house, right? Actually, it’s really not far … Continue reading

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NYPL Sponsors Green Programs

I took the kids that I babysit to the Seward Park library on the Lower East Side yesterday. As we were checking out our books, I saw a flier for upcoming community programs sponsored by the New York Public Library … Continue reading

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Oh Christmas Tree, how do I recycle thee?

Oh Christmas Tree, oh Christmas Tree, how do I recycle thee? Easily, according to the Department of Sanitation in New York City. There will be a citywide collection between January 4th-January 15th. Be sure to remove all ornaments, tinsel, and … Continue reading

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Zero Footprint Shirt

In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint, one man has designed the Zero Footprint Shirt. Dave Rittinger, an architect from Brooklyn, has created a shirt made entirely out of leaves and glue. According to his biography, Rittinger discovered that … Continue reading

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Haute Couture Recycling

Most people are familiar with traditional recycling methods, but if you need a reminder listen to eco-friendly musician Jack Johnson’s song The 3 R’s or watch the following video: Now that we are armed with the knowledge of reducing, reusing … Continue reading

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