Going Green at the Office

Going Green at the Office

Let’s imagine you’ve gotten your whole family in on the recycling game and gone down the sustainability road at home.  But if you really want to go green, then you should consider making changes not only at home, but the office as well.  I recently came across an...
Reducing Your Waste

Reducing Your Waste

Have you heard of the “Great Pacific garbage patch”?  It’s a giant island, roughly the size of Texas, of plastic garbage in the Pacific Ocean.  Did you hear of the fire that recently happened at the Deonar garbage dump in Mumbai?  It was so large that the plume of...
You Can Fight E-Waste!

You Can Fight E-Waste!

I’ve written about it before, but e-waste is the fastest-growing stream of waste in the world.  Rapid technological advancement means that tens of millions of obsolete devices, gadgets and appliances get thrown out every year.  An increasing demand for the newest...
Spring Recycling

Spring Recycling

With the trees blooming and the birds chirping, it’s time for spring cleaning.  This isn’t just about brightening up your home, but also relieving the stress of clutter.  Once you’ve figured out what you want to get rid of, then separate the items between what can be...

The Playback Program

A partnership between the instrument string-maker D’Addario and the recycling company TerraCycle has led to the founding of the “Playback” program, the world’s first-ever industry-wide instrument string recycling program.  Musical instrument strings aren’t recycled...