Even though you might have recycling bins in place at your office, there's a chance that your employees just aren't as focused on recycling as they possibly should be. In order for your office to truly cut down on waste and make a difference, it is important for everyone to participate.
The Baltimore Waterfront Partnership has set the goal of making the inner harbor of the city both swimmable and fishable by the year 2020. Part of the reason that the harbor is polluted is the tendency of smokers to discard cigarette butts after finishing.
Summer is officially here, and gardens across the country are in full bloom. While most would consider gardening an eco-friendly activity, there can be a considerable amount of waste involved, even with the best of intentions.
Many people are uneducated about food waste and the effects that it has on the environment. Currently, a proposed federal legislation is aiming to educate citizens on the harming effects of food waste, and how to eliminate this waste all together.
One of the more unusual cases of a recycling innovation has been started by an Australian inventor named Dr. Bruce Kambouris, who has begun a bottled water company called AquaBotanica.
One of the biggest environmental concerns we face today is an overabundance of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere. These gases come from everywhere; it seems, but some of the major sources are burning fossil fuels, waste dumps, and heavy industry.
You may have noticed that your waste receptacles are a prime target for raccoons and a number of other hungry, or curious animals, but as the warm summer months are upon us, the infestation of bees and wasps can pose and even bigger dilemma. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help protect your bins from becoming invaded by most types of annoying pests.