Bad enough that the mailmen in my part of the country have stopped caring about junk mail to the extent that they ignore apartment numbers and shove all the catalogs into a single mailbox. Worse how much … more
EcoMama posted a Quick Tip about Precycling.
February 21, 2011
Precycling is really just about buying less junk you don't actually need. Ever since I left my full time job to stay home with the baby (and work from home part-time) we have been a lot more selective … more
Last year I helped a friend take down an old barn similar to the one in the photo on the right. His goal while taking the barn down was to salvage, reuse and recycle as much of the building materials … more
TiffanyECook posted a Quick Tip about Precycling.
March 23, 2010
In the average year Americans receive 19 billion catalogs in the mail. That boils down to 3.6 million tons of paper at the cost of 53 million trees. Production of the paper used for American catalogs … more
E-cycling is simply the recycling of electronics. Americans produced around 2.5 million tons of e-waste in 2007. Electronics contain lead, mercury and cadmium. These toxins can leak into water systems … more
I hate junk mail with a passion. I realize that marketers are slow to adopt new technologies, but despite decades of all us complaining about it they now have an electronic alternative that doesn't waste … more