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Check out GoodGuide, where you can find healthy, green and socially responsible products. The site has over 65,000 food, toys, personal care & household products to easily learn about the best and worst products in a category. Check it out!


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What Can and Can't Be Recycled?

North Carolina state recycling reports show residents diverted more than 576-thousand tons of recyclables from landfills in 2009. Amazing! Click below to see what you can do to make that number even higher next year.

What To Know About Recycling - Wake County - MyNC.com


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Recycle old electronics in Durham on July 24th

Now is the time to clean out your garage and office and rid your life of old, unused electronics!

American Tobacco and Creative Recycling are hosting the Clean, Green Challenge on July 24th from 9am until 1pm at Diamond View Park in Durham. The goal is to collect 25,000 pounds of old electronics and recycle them instead of dumping them into the ever growing landfill.

The event is sponsored by LeChase Construction, American Tobacco, Fox 50, NC GreenPower and Synergy Commercial Advisors.

Click HERE for a list of acceptable and unacceptable recycling items.

See you there!


Recycle electronics & household hazardous waste this weekend!

The Town of Cary and Wake County are teaming up to provide residents with an easy way to recycle electronics and household hazardous waste.

Gather up those old computers and components, old paint and cleaners and bring it all to Cary’s Garmon Operations Center, 400 James Jackson Ave., from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m this Saturday, May 22nd.

Follow the link for a complete list of accepted items.


Hope to see you there!


Recycle CFL's the Easy Way

Broken Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs (CFL) release dangerous mercury into the environment.  Previously you'd have to make a trip down to your local landfill to recycle them, but now, thanks to a new Home Depot program, just pack unbroken bulbs in a plastic bag and bring them to any local Home Depot.  Just look for signs and collection boxes in any of their stores.  

Click on the link below to find a location nearest you: