Recycling Challenge #1: Know Your Local Recycling Program

Last week, as we kicked off our America Recycles Day series, we challenged our readers to get to know their local recycling program. There are a variety of recycling solutions that may be offered in your area. In order to recycle successfully, it’s important to familiarize yourself with your local recycling program. Earth911.com allows you …

Pratt Gives Back: Paper Recycling Bins Donated to NYC Public Schools

There’s been a lot of concern in recent days about debris from the Japanese tsunami washing up on West Coast shores…but a far greater ocean-based threat according to marine biologists is the environmental disaster known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This Texas-sized quagmire, most of it discarded plastic, is produced by ocean currents and …