EPDM Recycling Program Achieves Milestone
In all, roughly 1.25 million pounds of reclaimed EPDM membrane has been diverted from landfills in the past three years.
IRN Sends Relief Supplies To Haiti
On February 2, the Institution Recycling Network (IRN) shipped a 15,000 pound load of relief supplies, including 120 mattresses from Brown University, medical supplies from New England Baptist Hospital, and more than 2,500 liters of bottled water from Max's Blues Café in Brockton, MA.
NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Oakley Carousel Can From Witt Industries
This receptacle, suitable for both indoors and outdoors, features a sliding door for ease of servicing.
NSA Facility Recycling Efforts
Armstrong World Industries has named the National Security Agency (NSA) in Ft. Meade, MD as its 2009 Ceiling Recycler of the Year.
NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Total Resource Management By Geocycle LLC
This service provides companies with a full suite of solutions focused on re-using, recycling and co-processing waste in the most beneficial manner.
Friday Funny: Fox And Family Guy Push The Green Envelope
What happens when you incorporate the (sometimes) tedious concept of recycling into one of the most popular, yet controversial programs on television? Check out these clips from the folks who bring you "Family Guy."
Recycling Award For Convention Center
Cardboard is one of the largest waste materials produced at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, OH.
FRIDAY FUNNY: German Recycling Gets Creative
The follow images were sent to me by two different people. They illustrate the creative adaptation of objects once they've reached the end of their original useful life.
Envion Launches Plastic Waste to Oil Converter
The Envion Oil Generator (EOG) converts any type of plastic waste into high quality, synthetic light medium oil for less than $10 per barrel.
WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Banana + Cement Bags = Lamp?
This one of a kind, handmade fixture by Domingos Totora and a team of artisans from Brazil is a decorative and utilitarian piece that reflects an adherence to ethnic ancestral style.
FRIDAY FUNNY: Waste Not, Want Not
Can this machine reduce restroom supply orders?
FRIDAY FUNNY: Butt I Don't Mean To Offend You; I Just Want To Make...
After checking out this toilet paper awareness campaign in Copenhagen, I am now convinced that Hamlet wasn't the only Dane off his nut. Brace yourself for this... (Warning: photo is a bit gross!)
Pushback On Packaging
In 2001,Tom Szaky, then a freshman at Princeton University, founded TerraCycle in hopes of building an eco-capitalist company built on waste.
Crate Ideas! | Attractive Applications For Repurposed Egg Crates
Federico Otero has created a clever, attractive application for repurposed egg crates.
NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Valuta By Magnuson Group
This line of waste receptacles is distinguished by its architectural, rectilinear appearance.
This new Web site allows members post/donate items they no longer need and take items they can use for business or individual purposes — all for free.