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RIP Blackberry, it was nice knowing you.

Phone Recycler Ready for Massive Verizon iPhone Switch

Secure TradeIn, a subsidiary of the leading global recycler and reseller of used cellular phones ReCellular, is prepared for a massive recycling effort…
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Boxsmart Helps Companies Go Beyond Recycling

Recycling seems like a straightforward thing from the consumer vantage point: A little bit of sorting, put it in the bin, and it’s…
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Sustainable Ziploc®: Oxymoron?

Back in December I did a post on SC Johnson’s effort to become more transparent by posting the ingredients to most of their…
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The Bra Recyclers Help Women in Need

Ladies, let’s face it. Many of us have bras in our drawer that just simply don’t fit correctly, that we’ve hardly worn, or…
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Is There Enough Lithium to Meet Obama’s EV Goal?

By Phil Covington In his State Of The Union address on January 25th, President Obama set a goal of putting one million electric…
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Green Lifestyle Expert Recommends Paper Plates to Save Water, We Say Nonsense

Disposable dinnerware and utensils have progressed since the limited selection of plastic, paper and polystyrene options of a generation ago.  Walk into any…
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Starbucks Rallies Recyclers to Accept Coffee Cups

By Kara DiCamillo ‘Tis the season for caffeine breaks. And while we hope that everyone is using reusable cups for their coffee and…
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GM Churns Gulf Oil Boom Into Chevy Volt Parts

Remember the booms that snaked across the Gulf of Mexico during the BP/Deepwater Horizon fiasco? Besides that underwater camera, blobs of petroleum washing…
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Waste Management Exceeds Expectations

To be honest, I just thought my trash removal company simply took the trash I couldn’t recycle away and transported my recycling to the…

Reinventing the Same Old Stuff

Why rebuild the old when we can scrap it for a shiny new model, with all the newest gadgets and features?

MODO Sets the Standard for Green Eyewear

By Sara Roberts Businesses aren’t just about profits these days, and shoppers are wanting more out of their purchases. The green movement has…
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New UK Plastics Facility to Handle 50 Percent of Recyclables

Sometimes, you really can make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear. In August 2009, the AWS Eco Plastics facility in Lincolnshire,…
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Marks and Spencer to Meet Sustainability Goals Four Years Early

We see it time and time again at Triple Pundit: When the world’s most progressive companies set ambitious sustainability goals for their organization…
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Vuvuzela Design Competition “Makes a Difference Not Just Noise”

By: Kara DiCamillo Made famous by the 2010 World Cup, the Vuvuzela (those loud, plastic horns that drown out every sound) are now…
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New Uses for Old Plastic

By: Rob Lamkin In a world where plastic is ubiquitous, enterprising organizations are developing innovative, environmentally responsible applications for plastic. Some companies are…