Learn how to recycle everything, from aluminum and newspapers to less obvious household items.
Video: To teach her children a lesson about recycling, a California mom paid for a 'trip of a lifetime' to Italy for her and her husband using only money she made from recycling cans and plastic.
The energy saved from recycling one bottle will power a 60-watt light bulb for six hours. Discover other staggering recycling stats in this infographic.
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Schools compete on football Saturdays to generate the best recycling rate and the lowest level of waste.
You recycle paper, plastic, glass and aluminum, why not recycle water? Learn how to reuse your 'greywater.'
Researchers found plants emit three times as much nitrous oxide, largely due to the density of nitrifying and denitrifying bacteria in the water.
The chemical compounds that make up carpet fibers are valuable to recyclers. Even 30-year-old carpet.
Although most carpet components are recyclable or reusable, only about 4 percent of waste carpet gets reclaimed. The industry hopes to increase that number.
Check with your local department of public works because in many areas, you can recycle more than ever.
Bras, fake limbs and even sex toys can be kept out of the landfill through some innovative programs.
The volume of bottles recycled each year is growing, but there is a tremendous opportunity for even more volume in the future.
As interest quickly grows in water reuse, politicians, businessmen and investors are throwing billions of dollars into research efforts.
One ton of recycled paper can save 17 trees, 380 gallons of oil, three cubic yards of landfill space, 4,000 kilowatts of energy and 7,000 gallons of water.
Video: A California family produces almost no trash. KNTV's Vicky Nguyen reports.
Learn about aluminum can recycling, one of the most efficient forms of recycling that companies hope to see more of in the future.
When you think of large-scale recyclers, thrift stores and the banking industry probably don't come to mind.
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