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Niagara Falls announces ‘scary’ new Halloween-themed recycling mascot ‘Totes McGoats’

Published on October 15, 2015 By administrator

The famous tourist town of Niagara Falls, Buffalo, New York, has made international headlines because of it’s unusual approach to recycling. City chiefs have selected a scary Halloween themed  ‘goat-man’ in an effort to promote the city’s recycling to its citizens. ‘Totes McGoats’ (the hybrid mascot) will embark on scheduled visits to the city’s schools, [...]

Exchange old bulbs for new

Published on August 18, 2015 By administrator

The great bulb exchange has just been launched by the WEE Ireland in association with the Irish lighting industry and hardware stores. Customers can bring back their used energy-saving bulbs to participating hardware suppliers and get spring flowering bulbs in exchange at no charge. Woodies, Arro, Homevalue, Expert Hardware, and Topline are all taking part [...]

California drought gives new impetus to waste water recycling

Published on July 16, 2015 By administrator

In the sprawling Orange County suburbs south of Los Angeles, home to Disneyland and upscale beach towns, much of the drinking supply for more than 2 million people originates from the sewer. And that number is about to grow – on purpose. The recycling of waste water for human consumption is gaining greater credence in [...]