Monthly Archives: November 2011

Recycle Name Brand Cell Phones

SPRINT Proceeds from Sprint’s efforts to collect old cell phones go to help keep kids safe online. http://www.sprint.com/responsibility/communities_across/index.html VERIZON Verizon promotes recycling to help victims of domestic violence. http://aboutus.verizonwireless.com/communityservice/Phone_Program.html YOU RENEW You Renew provides an easy way to get CASH … Continue reading

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Cooking Oil and Grease Recycling

SAN FRANCISCO GREASE CYCLE When you’re done with used cooking oil or bacon fat, don’t put it down the sink as oil and fat wreaks havoc in the local plumbing lines. You can find places to drop it off at … Continue reading

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Go Green and Recycle Old Media

When Santa brings you a new video gaming system, what do you do with those old video games?  How about all those tapes and CD’s when you finally go completely digital with your music and movies?  Here is an online, … Continue reading

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Donate Clothing, Shoes and Accessories

DID YOU KNOW? The Unites States throws away almost 12 million tons of clothing, shoes and textiles each year. There are companies trying to help keep clothes out of the landfill, and help the environment and the less fortunate at … Continue reading

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International Book Project Needs Your Donations

INTERNATIONAL BOOK PROJECT Since 1966, the International Book Project has collected over 150,000 books each year (in excellent condition); they use them for literary programs around the globe, donate them to Peace Corp volunteers, etc. How does an organization qualify … Continue reading

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America Recycles Day 2011

America, we are recycling more and more each year and need to celebrate!  Today, November 15, 2011 is the 13th anniversary of America Recycles Day, an annual celebration of all things recyclable. Put your zip code in to this website … Continue reading

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Donate Medical Supplies to Provide Aid

MED-EQ The Medical Equipment Donation Agency connects you with interested charities to get your medical supplies, equipment or machinery into the hands of those who can use it, promoting waste-stream reduction, cost-effectiveness and global medical aid. Join the Med-EQ network, post … Continue reading

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Recycle Ink and Toner Cartridges

DID YOU KNOW? Ink and toner cartridges are hazardous when left to the landfill. There are many opportunities to recycle them, make some cash and/or help a charity or start a worthwhile fundraising event.  Here are several options to recycle … Continue reading

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Resources for E-waste Disposal

DID YOU KNOW? In 2007, the United States discarded 157 million computer products and of those, 133 million ended up in the landfill.  Check out the websites below to get recycling information on electronics and find companies dedicated to helping … Continue reading

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Give DVDs for Deserving Veterans

DVDS4VETS Today we salute our American Veterans! Here’s an easy way you can show your appreciation for a Veteran’s service, by donating movies you no longer watch or new movies you don’t want to keep. Local VA facilities across America … Continue reading

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