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April 4, 2018

Reflections on Earth Day: Years of Progress

April 22, 1970. That’s the day 20 million Americans first “took to the streets, parks, and auditoriums to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable environment in massive […]
March 1, 2018

High-Tech Electronics Made from Fallen Leaves

Every year, the burning of autumn leaves in northern China intensifies the country’s already notorious air pollution problem. But now a Chinese research team has figured […]
February 1, 2018

Is Glass Recycling Still Worthwhile?

Glass is infinitely and completely recyclable, right? For years, that’s what we’ve been told. And the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) stands by that claim. But now glass […]
January 3, 2018

This Year, Recycle That Christmas Tree!

  After the holidays, don’t kick your used Christmas tree to the curb. Natural Christmas trees are biodegradable, and can be easily recycled for mulch or other purposes. […]
December 6, 2017

Clean Energy…from Garbage Dumps!

As a species, we generate a lot of garbage. Americans alone produce about 300 million tons of refuse per year. That’s 300 million tons of waste […]
November 1, 2017

Single-Stream Recycling: The Cost of Convenience

Remember when you had to sort your recyclables? Paper, cardboard and newspaper in one bin. Plastic, glass and tin cans in another. Businesses had to do […]
October 15, 2017
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Now Hiring: Diesel Mechanic, Second Shift

Diesel Mechanic – Full-Time with Benefits Location: Amsterdam, NY Click Here to email a resume or Click Here to complete an online application Join a team […]
October 4, 2017

Yes, “Styrofoam” CAN Be Recycled!

  “Styrofoam” has traditionally been the bane of environmentalists. It’s cheap to produce, lightweight, and does not biodegrade naturally over time. In other words, it’s a […]

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