Lead Recycling – An Overview And Benefits

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Lead is a malleable and soft metal and it has been in use for around 5,000 years. The color of this naturally occurring element is bluish-white when it is mined. However, it soon appears dull grayish when exposed to air. It is also considered as the heaviest non-radioactive element. Lead enjoys one of the highest… Read more »

How Electronic Waste harmful for Human Body and Environment

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Electronic waste includes all discarded electronic equipment like official electronic equipment, monitor, keyboard, pen drive, plastic item etc. Most of development countries produce Electronic waste. Many development countries use the recycling process. Today electronic waste is a major problem in the world. All countries of the world face this problem. There are different types of… Read more »

Preserving the World through Proper Waste Management

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Proper Waste Management

Garbage is perhaps one of the environmental issues that will never, ever be solved. Every day, the entire planet is accumulating tons of garbage, and this volume is increasing exponentially every yearly. Although more landfills and incinerator plants are being opened in various areas around the world, this doesn’t provide the ultimate solution. As a… Read more »

Everyone Should Recycle: Why this is so Important

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Considering our planet is made of mostly water, it only makes sense that we should preserve it the best we can. However, a lot of our waste eventually finds its way into the earth’s oceans. A lot of the food and paper waste will eventually biodegrade, but all of the plastic waste gets left behind,… Read more »

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle: Key Steps to a Healthy Environment

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With the never-ending population growth and the industrial development of countries, waste disposal management has become a rising challenge. Waste management is quite essential for a pollution free environment and for this, people should have the trash from their homes transported and dump in the places far away from the city. Instead of open dumping,… Read more »

Waste Bins – To Keep the Environment Clean and Green

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The utility of waste bins are many fold. Businesses tend to have waste bins placed in different locations for keeping the various waste products like food bags, coffee cups, and papers (among other waste items) that they have on a daily basis. These prevent the waste products from being scattered every where thus keeping the… Read more »

e-Recycling: Why we must and how we can

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living Andrew Del Prado argues that society’s attitude to e-recycling (recycling eletronic gadgets) is lagging far behind our desire to create the technology in the first place, and tells the Ecologist how his organisation is trying to combat this trend….. The fast progress of the market of electronics comes with the… Read more »

Technology agreement aimed at European automotive recycling – Plastics News

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living Europe’s Polymotive Group has signed a technology cooperation agreement with Eco-Care Recycling Solutions GmbH that will allow it to establish more automotive plastics recycling efforts. Eco-Care of Krefeld, Germany, has developed ways to retrieve plastics from mixed-material production such as instrument panels, separate that material and return it to… Read more »

Green living saves dollars in Berlin

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living BERLIN — Recycling benefits both the environment and the economy in Berlin. Because Berlin has its own garbage collection service, every pound of recyclable material that stays out of the landfill is money saved on garbage bills. The borough pays about $40 to $50 per ton to dump in… Read more »

Mind your textile waste: Infographic

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living Here’s the skinny on trash trends: Of the roughly 13 million tons of textiles tossed each year, only about 15% are recovered for reuse or recycling. See on www.mnn.com