Recycling

The Keurig coffee maker brews single cups of hot coffee in just seconds, but environmentalists are concerned that the individual K-Cups that hold the coffee grounds are not recyclable. (Credit: CBS)

Coffee Conundrum: Instant Java, But At What Cost?

It’s this year’s must have kitchen gadget. The Keurig coffee machine promises a single cup of piping hot coffee in just seconds and sales have doubled every year for the last three. But the coffee maker is leaving a bitter taste in some mouths.

CBS 2–10/20/2011

A Man Uses A Computer Mouse. (AP Photo)

New Law To Step Up Electronics Recycling In Illinois

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that he hopes will increase the volume of electronics that are recycled rather than thrown away.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2011

Recycling

Emanuel Plans Changes To Expand Recycling

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is planning changes that he hopes will extend the practice of recycling throughout the city.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011

St. Pascal Recycling Push

Chicago School Wins $100,000 In Recycling Competition

A small Northwest Side Catholic school is claiming a big prize today – $100,000 – for winning a national recycling competition.

WBBM Newsradio–05/18/2011

File Photo (Pool/ Getty Images)

Recycle Your Christmas Trees In January

From Jan. 1 through Jan. 17, Chicago residents can drop off their used real holiday trees at any one of 23 participating tree drop off sites.

WBBM Newsradio–12/30/2010

File Photo (Pool/ Getty Images)

Chicago Christmas Tree Recycling

From Jan. 1 through Jan. 17, Chicago residents can drop off their used real holiday trees at any one of 23 participating tree drop off sites.

12/29/2010

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