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5,300 Recycling Bins Crushed, Sent To D.C. Landfill

Washington officials say thousands of old plastic trash bins were crushed and sent to a landfill instead of being recycled.

05/20/2014

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How To Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Once the holiday season is over, learn how to dispose of your Christmas tree in the most eco-friendly way possible.

12/20/2013

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5 Things To Reuse And Repurpose

There are many ways to reuse items around your house. Being creative can save you money and reduce your waste. Learn about which everyday products can be reused or serve another purpose before throwing them away.

12/11/2013

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Tips For A Zero Waste Household

Learn how your waste has been affecting the earth and how you can reduce your impact.

11/27/2013

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BGE Offering Air Conditioner Recycling Drop-Off

Baltimore Gas and Electric says residents looking to get rid of old air conditioners can recycle them this weekend.

05/03/2013

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GW Students Hold Old Cell Phone Drive At Metro Stations

George Washington University students will be collecting used cell phones and other portable electronic devices at 15 Metro stations during the morning rush hour.

04/25/2012

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Governor O’Malley Challenges State Workers To Recycle

Recycle more. That’s the challenge from Governor Martin O’Malley to state employees who are now in competition with each other.

04/02/2012

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What To Do With Gift Wrapping, Boxes? Recycle!

Once all of the holiday gifts have been opened and enjoyed, Baltimore city officials are reminding residents that they can recycle much of the wrapping, boxes, Styrofoam, and even those old electronics that are being replaced by this year’s gifts.

12/22/2011

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Md. High Schoolers Create Art Out Of Recyclables

If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, finding it in the trash can take special vision.

11/18/2011

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Howard County Offers Food Composting Pilot Program

Howard County is paving the way with recycling with a new food waste-program.

07/29/2011

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Ink Cartridge Recycler Opening In Hagerstown

A Pennsylvania company that recycles printer-ink cartridges says it’s opening a store in downtown Hagerstown.

05/09/2011

The manufacturers of a popular caffeinated alcohol drink announced on Nov. 16, 2010, that they will remove the caffeine from its controversial products -- just before the FDA reveals its intention to ban the Four Loko beverage. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Four Loko, Other Drinks Turned Into Ethanol In Va.

Truckloads of Four Loko and other alcohol-laced energy drinks are being recycled into ethanol and other products after federal authorities told manufacturers the beverages were dangerous and caused users to become “wide-awake drunk.”

01/06/2011

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