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Aug
06

What can businesses do with electronic waste?

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It's bound to happen. Your office computer finally gives out. Your point of sale terminal needs to be replaced. The TV you bought in 1995 is in a closet because it's beyond repair. Simply put, it's time to get rid of these electronics. But what should businesses do with electronic waste (e-waste)? Why recycle? E-waste contains dangerous materi...
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Jun
13

In Clark County, Compostable Food Packaging is a Waste

It sounds like an environmental triumph; the ability to turn single-use food packaging into a soil amendment, a new form of energy, or some other usable thing. Compostable packaging is taking the place of plates, cups, and to-go containers that would otherwise be made out of petroleum-based plastic or coated paper and thrown away after a singl...
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Jun
06

Join the Plastic Free EcoChallenge!

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Join us this July for a plastic-free life, and together we can turn our dream of a plastic-free world into reality. Alongside thousands of EcoChallengers around the world, you take on a 31-day EcoChallenge designed by you. Choose 'everyday' or 'one-time' actions from a collection of 65+ suggested actions, or get creative and create your own pl...
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May
15

Green Cleaning for Businesses in 5 steps

Green Cleaning for Businesses in 5 steps

​Cleaning can be a messy task, but that doesn't mean you need harsh chemicals to get every job done. Bleach, ammonia, solvents, oven cleaners, antimicrobial soaps and petroleum based cleaners are examples of cleaning products that can be harmful to employees, clients and the environment. Switching to green products does not have to be complicated or costly. The majority of daily cleaning tasks can be accomplished with cleaners made from vinegar, baking soda, borax, vegetable soap, or other water-based solutions. The diversity of products claiming to have environmental benefits can be overwhelming, so read on to learn our 5 recommendations for green cleaning.

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May
08

3rd Annual Procession of the Species!

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​The 2019 Recycled Arts Festival is right around the corner, and there are many opportunities for businesses to get involved. This year will be the 14th annual festival, and the 3rd Procession of the Species coordinated by Clark County. Both the Festival and the Procession offer great opportunities to help our community and celebrate the environment!

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