Recycling

Reynolds Wrap Aluminum Foil, an Offer on EarthDay

April 13, 2009 / 3 Comments

One of America's most respected brands is Reynolds Wrap. The aluminum foil maker has come up with an offer for the green-minded. For this year's EarthDay, Reynolds Wrap will offer foil made from 100% recycled aluminum with a mail-in rebate (up to $3.99). The offer will be available for download on April 22 at 4:22 am EDT and will be valid ...

Eco Fashion: Debenhams Recycled Women’s Suit Made From Plastic Bottles

April 10, 2009 / 1 Comment

How about gifting your love a dress made out of junk? Not such a bright idea if it actually looks like trash, but it sounds a lot better when it looks like the special £55 women’s suit unveiled by Debenhams. Entirely made of recycled plastic bottles for a "plastic princess", that does not mean you will have a giant goofy looking ...

Drops Upholstery Chair: A Doughnut-shaped Recycling Delight

April 9, 2009 / 1 Comment

It is hard to believe sometimes the amazing and simply astounding designs, shapes, patterns and accessories that a DIY contest can throw up. Nothing shouts out reuse better than this wonderfully shaped and cozy looking Drops Chair designed by Camilla Hounsell Halvorsen of Norway. Crafted from what looks like a giant tube of some thrown-away wheel’s inner-tube and wrapped with elegance ...

Deborah – the Recycled Airplane Wing Desk

February 20, 2009 / No Comments

If you were told that a recycled desk would cost you $5000, then you would obviously think we are crazy or kidding. But that's no ordinary desk. The creative folks from Reestore have once again conjured up recycling innovation with aviation trash to create a desk out of an old airplane wing. Dubbed Deborah, it looks unusual for an office ...

Reducing the waste: Ways to recycle your electronic gadgets

February 18, 2009 / No Comments

With each passing day it is getting harder for us to imagine a world that is devoid of the television, laptop, PC, mobile phone and even the MP3 players and the gaming consoles. Sure, not everyone sports them al, but most of us are addicted to electronic gadgets and gladly enjoy the comfort and convenience they have to offer. The problem ...

Recycling Campaign in London: Starve Your Bin

February 9, 2009 / No Comments

Remember the "funny" guy with the British humor that was talking to his bin? Well the story continues and this time we can understand more about the recycling campaign that mayor Boris Johnson is promoting for London. "Despite recent reports of a downturn in the market for recycled materials the Mayor is confident that the recycling market will recover. Over 60 ...

Recycling Campaign With a British Sense of Humor

February 5, 2009 / No Comments

The Brits really do have an unique sense of humor. Check out this campaign aimed at making the Londoners aware that they should recycle. "Please? No!" Not sure about you, but if I were to see it on TV with no explanation I wouldn't know it's for a green cause. More like a Muppets show that is due next week. What ...

Dell Plans to Lower Packaging Waste by 10% Until 2012

December 18, 2008 / 2 Comments

Dell is trying to reduce the packaging waste by 10% in the next four years. Using green packages for their products - intensive recycling and sustainability programs, the company will help preserve "more than 150,000 trees" and should see a drop in costs by some $8.1 million. The effort is to integrate an "air-filled cushion technology and renewable materials including molded ...

How to Recycle PET Bottles, the Stylish Way

December 9, 2008 / No Comments

Plastic is one of the biggest demons that plagues the environment today and while we would love to do away with it completely, it just isn't that simple. Swiss company Recycline is offering a very interesting and cute way to recycle and reuse plastic with its new range of products that transform PET bottles into newspaper racks, vases, napkin rings and ...

41pounds.org stops junk mail and saves the planet

November 23, 2008 / No Comments

41pounds.org stops junk mail and saves the planet. Who they are -41pounds.org is a nonprofit organization wanting to eliminate a big personal nuisance and environmental hazard — junk mail. Why they're here -41pounds.org was started because of being overwhelmed with unwanted and wasteful junk mail. What they do -Sign individual up, contact 20 to 30 direct mail companies to ...