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Recyclebank & eBay collaborate to promote reuse

Article: Recyclebank & eBay collaborate to promote reuse

Ever found it odd that, generally, you have to pay for recycling service? After all, the materials you place in those blue bins are commodities that your recycling service will sell. You might argue that paying people a cut of the revenues generated from the sale of such materials could work better to increase recycling rates (though, in fairness, the prices for such materials are relatively low… though they have been rising).

Philadelphia-based Recyclebank was founded on this concept. While the company doesn’t actually pay people for recycling, it offers a rewards program similar to airline miles or credit card points.

This Week On THE GREEN: WATER

Article: This Week On THE GREEN: WATER

Ecological Documentary – (Observe the facts and make up your own mind) This week, NUCLEAR COMEBACK [www.sundance.tv] provides an in depth examination of everything nuclear. New Zealand filmmaker Justin Pemberton paints an overview of nuclear energy by visiting nuclear installations and interviewing people who have worked in nuclear plants for most of their lives. Check…

Recycling Help

Article: Recycling Help

Recycling your bottles and cans is definitely a good thing, and a good start toward cutting back on your waste and being a little greener, but there’s certainly more that you can do. Recycling isn’t just about putting stuff in the blue bin and putting it out on the street once a week; if something…