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Posts tagged "Recycling"
Sweden’s Recycling

Sweden’s Recycling

When it comes to recycling, Sweden sets an example for the rest of the world. Thanks to a government prioritization on sustainability, the Nordic country recycles 1.5 billion bottles and cans annually, a staggering amount for a population of about 9.6 million (in 2013). In terms of rubbish, Swedes only produce a measly 461 kilograms (1,106 pounds) of...

Video: Kamikatsu, Japan – How this Town Produces No Trash

The town composts, recycles, or reuses 80% of its garbage. It may not technically be 100% zero waste, as the remaining 20% goes into the landfill, but it’s a remarkable achievement for an entire community, in such a short amount of time. The impacts have been positive – cutting costs for the community drastically, as...
Sweden Runs Out of Garbage

Sweden Runs Out of Garbage

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Imagine a world where pollution is a non-issue, cities are pristine, healthy environments to live in, and little to no entanglements from discarded trash injures wildlife or clogs the oceans. In Sweden, this is almost a reality, yet it’s causing a paradoxical predicament for the recycle-happy country that relies on...
Carpets Made Up of Recycled Content - Is It the Future?

Carpets Made Up of Recycled Content – Is It the Future?

What would you do with tons of discarded fishing nets that clutter the ocean and beaches near fishing towns and villages? If you were Interface, the international modular carpet manufacturer and industry leader in sustainability, you would turn those nets into carpet tiles — and provide the fishermen and their families with income while salvaging the...
Recycling of rubber waste - what a creativity...

Recycling of rubber waste – what a creativity…

Below is not a story as such. But the pictures write a story on recycling of rubber waste. I think it is fantastic creativity, instead of dumping in land fills, to gather rain water creating breeding grounds for mosquitos for example. The source seem to be Lanaaa.com. Dileepa, Sri Lanka  
Lord of Recycling – LOTR Parody

Lord of Recycling – LOTR Parody

This short film certainly gets an A+ in creativity and in packaging a sustainability message in a way that will virally spread around the Interweb. http://blogs.worldwatch.org/transformingcultures/lord-of-recycling/