Archive for category: Environmental Info

Is Food Waste Next On Our Recycling Chain?

Is Food Waste Next On Our Recycling Chain?

0 / March 23, 2012 6:07 am

When dumped into landfills leftovers, or food waste produce methane gas. Methane is a very destructive greenhouse gas that is over 23 times more potent than regular carbon dioxide. The City of Seattle has already begun addressing this problem of […]

Recycled Kitchen Grease Turned Into Jet Fuel

0 / March 22, 2012 3:25 am

DALLAS — Outside of a restaurant in North Dallas, a hose is pumping used fryer grease into a small tank truck. The viscous yellow liquid moving through the hose is called “yellow grease” — which means used cooking oil — […]

More Companies Now Focus On Sustainability / Recycling / Re-Use

0 / March 19, 2012 5:50 am

Our sustainability movements are approaching a tipping point. Seven out of ten companies are now placing sustainability on their company’s permanent management agenda, this according to a new report. Recycling and re-use is of course some of the main ingredients […]

Are Todays Children As Green As Their Parents Were

0 / March 18, 2012 7:39 am

What a question. Are our children as environmentally conscious as we were at the same age? Are they recycling? Are they concerned about global warming. There is and interesting article addressing these issues. Article Today’s Children Recycling / Green   […]

Recycling Buildings?

0 / March 18, 2012 7:23 am

What can be done with outdated industrial buildings? Many communities are looking for inventive ways to use these massive structures instead of tearing them down. Article On Recycling Industrial Buildings

Seattle Recycling – Grow Your Own Chickens

0 / March 18, 2012 6:49 am

One of the best ways to reduce your carbon footprint is to grow or raise your own food. King5 in Seattle wrote a short article on raising chickens and we are offering it to Seattle Recycling’s readers. Read About Raising […]

Recycling Toilets Into Sidewalks In Bellingham

Recycling Toilets Into Sidewalks In Bellingham

0 / March 17, 2012 3:29 pm

Seattle – The University of Washington’s Greenroads Foundation is honoring the City of Bellingham for a project they completed using recycled toilets in road construction. The porcelain was used to make Poticrete as they call it and used to make […]

Solar Cell Breakthrough May Cut Solar Panel Price In Half

Solar Cell Breakthrough May Cut Solar Panel Price In Half

0 / March 14, 2012 10:08 pm

Ultra-Thin-Solar-Cell Company Unstealths, Aims to Cut Cost of Solar Cells in Half (Images) (via Clean Technica) There’s a new solar cell company on the scene. Twin Creeks Technologies, a US startup, is looking to disrupt the solar market with its […]

Local Environmentalist Works With Foes

Local Environmentalist Works With Foes

0 / March 13, 2012 3:42 am

Activist Mitch Friedman got into wildlife protection at a very early age. With a degree in wildlife management from Montana State University and a zoology degree from University of Washington, Friedman has been actively working for many years to protect […]

Sustainable Greenwood – Phinney Presents Carbon Nation

Sustainable Greenwood – Phinney Presents Carbon Nation

0 / January 19, 2012 1:54 am

Seattle Recycling is letting our followers know Sustainable Greenwood Phinney is showing the film “Carbon Nation” on January 21st at 7:00 PM. This movie showing will be followed up by a presentation by Puget Sound Solar. Seattle Recycling is encouraging […]