'The WasteShed' Art Store, Selling Recycled Supplies For Less, Opens Second Location In EvanstonArt supplies at an affordable price and it helps protect the environment.
Local Shop Recycles Paint And Reinvests In Those With Special Needs"We've diverted 66,000 containers last year away from landfills and 80% of it is becoming a brand new paint. It's a really cool process you can see from beginning to end."
Disney Eliminates Plastic Bags At StoresDisney is announcing that the company will no longer use plastic bags at any of its stores around the United States.
White Sox Guaranteed Rate Field Goes Straw-FreeThe Chicago White Sox are teaming up with the Shedd Aquarium to become the first MLB team and first Chicago sports team to reduce single-use plastic straws for the season. It's part of the Shedd Aquarium's "Shed the Straw" initiative to reduce the use of plastic straws at Guaranteed Rate Field.
From Trash To Treasure, Students Recreate Musical InstrumentsFreshman students are Lebanon Trail High School in Texas are building handmade musical instruments from random objects found in the trash.
What Happens When We Don't Go GreenFrom numbers standpoint, the harm done to the planet is quite surprising.
Top 5 Earth Day ResolutionsWho says resolutions are solely for New Year’s Eve? This Earth Day, why not try a few new resolutions that can keep planet earth a little happier and healthier.
Electronics Recycling To Resume In Lake CountyWalter Willis, executive director of the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County, says last year SWALCO took in almost 4 million pounds of discarded TVs, computers and monitors.
Recycling Christmas Trees