The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued reams of playground regulations and actually gone so far as to recommend against “tripping hazards, like tree stumps and rocks.” Maybe we should just bulldoze the local parks and put in a couple of blobs… made of plastic.
Call2Recycle gives you the ability to look up retailers who accept used rechargeable batteries and cell phones for recycling. Just enter your zip code and go!
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Did you know that recycling one beer or soda can saves enough energy to power a lightbulb for several hours or more? The EPA provides a spreadsheet template called iWARM for calculating how much energy you save by recycling household trash such as wire hangers and cereal boxes.
I really need to get this site upgraded to Drupal 5 or 6, fix the image issues, and start posting more often!
America Recycles Day is a project of the National Recycling Coalition. I love their slogan, "It all comes back to you." More info at www.nrcrecycles.org.