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We Recycled 460 Tonnes of Electrical Waste

Published on June 29, 2015 By administrator

A massive 460 tonnes of electrical waste was collected in County Carlow for recycling during 2014, according to figures published last week by WEEE (Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment) Ireland. This means there was an average of 9 kg of electrical waste recycled per person in the county – more than double the EU target [...]

7 Time Comparisons that will Blow your Mind

Published on May 7, 2015 By administrator

While there have been hindrances over the years, there’s no stopping the relentless driving force that is evolution. To put this into perspective, check out the time comparison facts and animated images below. If we think we’re advanced now, imagine what will happen in the next 100 years. If you get on a flight from [...]

Should We Make Recycling Mandatory?

Published on April 9, 2015 By administrator

It’s ingrained in our minds from kindergarten that we should “reduce, reuse, recycle.” But although we know that we should be recycling, that doesn’t mean it’s actually happening. To counter this, many towns have created mandatory recycling programs, in which residents are required by law to recycle their goods and can be fined for failing to [...]