Jermaine Brown

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How Recyclable are Your Glass Items?

Common glass items like glassware, windows, mirrors and picture frames present recycling issues.<p>Glass is one of the most common materials found in …

Waste to Waves: Keeping Oceans Clean by Recycling Polystyrene

Expanded polystyrene foam, typically used for packaging and not much else, can be reborn into a new surfboard thanks to Waste to Waves.

The Habit of Recycling

The U.S. only recycles one-third of its municipal solid waste. Should we look overseas for recycling inspiration?<p>Did you know that, according to the …

Rechargeable Battery Recycling 101

Various types of rechargeable batteries can be recycled into new batteries or other products at the end of their useful life.<p><b>What are rechargeable</b> …

How to Recycle Rags

Cotton and wool rags are recyclable, reusable and compostable, but when contaminated it gets tricky.<p>Like any good recycler, you turned your old …

How to Recycle Christmas Trees and Ornaments

With the gift-giving holiday now passed, the inevitable question becomes, ‘What to do with that tree and those ornaments?’<p>There is so much to do …

My 2015 Recycling Goals in and Out of the House

How can one person cut back on waste in 2015? Revise in-home habits and the grocery list.<p>I consider myself to be a pretty good recycler, minimizing …

How to Recycle Christmas Lights

If you are taking down Christmas lights with no intent to reuse them next holiday season, you have recycling options.<p>The satirical Christmas song …

My Green Resolution: No More Plastic Bags

Looking for an easy way to live more sustainably in 2015? Cutting plastic bags from your life can make a tremendous impact.

How to Recycle SD Cards

Hard-to-recycle SD cards can be reused in a number of different ways.<p>Secure Digital (SD) cards are small plastic memory cards used in a variety of …

Sustainability

Scientists turn old plastic bottles into fuel

<b>(CNN) —</b> Millions of tons of plastic garbage pollute our world. What if we could turn them into fuel instead?<p>That's the ambitious plan of a team of scientists from the University of California, Irvine (UCI), and the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC) in China.<p>The technique involves …

Suspect in serial killings charged in 2nd death

He allegedly said he killed Anith Jones for a friend of a friend and was paid $300 and drugs worth $200. He said he built a rapport with her, then met her for sex. He strangled her in about five minutes, he said, then stuffed her body in a trash can and left her in the basement of a vacant …

Crime