Do’s and Don’ts of Recycling

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It’s no secret that recycling isn’t a piece of cake. It’s a complicated process, comprising of various steps. But for the average American, the recycling Journey starts from the front porch and ends at the recycling bin 3 metres away. It’s not that simple. Recent statistics prove that 1 out of 3 Americans is doing recycling all wrong. This might come as a shock to some people, because…after all, what is there to recycling except throwing it in a ...

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How Difficult Is It To Go Absolutely Paperless?

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Remember how you made that New Year resolution to go paperless?  Yeah, me neither. The term “paperless” has been going around the internet for a while now. Despite the many benefits of recycling, the paperless brigade hasn’t quite kicked off in a spectacular fashion. It is possible to go truly paperless and digitize nearly every last scrap of paper, and it's a lot easier than you might think, as long as you approach it in the right way.  These ...

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How The Recycling Industry Has Created A Mess For Itself

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Economists saw it coming quite some time ago but nobody believed them. It’s finally happened. The recycling industry is on the brink of shutting down and not even the Pope’s radical environmentalism can save it. Having said that, it’s important to remember that nothing happens immediately. It will be a slow, painstaking process, hindered by overly optimistic companies and activists, but it will happen. According to Dave Steiner, the CEO of Waste Management, America's largest recycling company, the ...

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[INFOGRAPHIC] E-Waste: The World In Jeopardy

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The Industrial Revolution originated in the late 18th century, pushing the world towards mass production. Vehicles, ships, and several types of machinery were made in a few weeks. Eventually, industrial advancement and economic competition led to better means of manufacturing, and new contrivances were invented. In the wake of large scale industrialization, over the past two centuries, a competitive, scientifically driven, and profit-oriented system has developed all over the world. As of now, we have entered a post-PC ...

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