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Share your own experience with home recycling and sustainable behavioural change

Are you an at-home recycling aficionado? Do all of your bottles, cans and paper products end up in your recycling bin? We could use your advice! What encourages or discourages you to recycle? How did you get started? How did you get your roommate or family members involved? Consider uploading a few pictures or a video tour of your home to show us how you do it – here’s a rare chance to showcase your trash!
 

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As a new mother using disposable nappies, I have been shocked by how many I go through . I recently read an article that a company, Relivit, is looking to recycle them. As I also live in an apartment, it would be a great initiative to have a recycl

As a new mother using disposable nappies, I have been shocked by how many I go through . I recently read an article that a company, Relivit, is looking to recycle them. As I also live in an apartment, it would be a great initiative to have a recycl

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I don't think there is enough research being put into sustainable containers and other items which are still considered trash. I recycle everything that I know is able to be recycled, however, there are some containers that do not make it clear wheth

I don't think there is enough research being put into sustainable containers and other items which are still considered trash. I recycle everything that I know is able to be recycled, however, there are some containers that do not make it clear wheth

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I live in a house share with 6 individuals, we don't make up a family unit and no one is responsible for anything specific. As I am passionate about recycling and the environment I happily take charge to ensure we recycle but it can be a challenge. T

I live in a house share with 6 individuals, we don't make up a family unit and no one is responsible for anything specific. As I am passionate about recycling and the environment I happily take charge to ensure we recycle but it can be a challenge. T

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On Friday, April 4th the students within the respected Business and Social Entrepreneurship majors visited the Innovation Lab at Florida Hospital. We were put into groups--ours named The Green Challengers--to devise a way to better the recycling syst

On Friday, April 4th the students within the respected Business and Social Entrepreneurship majors visited the Innovation Lab at Florida Hospital. We were put into groups--ours named The Green Challengers--to devise a way to better the recycling syst

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I wanted to share something that isn't likely to change the world but is a small step in saving a few plastic bottles from the landfill or incinerator and hopefully makes people think about recycling, if only for a brief moment.

I live in a large

I wanted to share something that isn't likely to change the world but is a small step in saving a few plastic bottles from the landfill or incinerator and hopefully makes people think about recycling, if only for a brief moment. I live in a large

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If you educate people on the benefits of recycling and provide them the resources that enables them to recycle, then they will recycle.  A real world example of preventing hundreds of disposable water bottles from ending up at the local landfill.

If you educate people on the benefits of recycling and provide them the resources that enables them to recycle, then they will recycle. A real world example of preventing hundreds of disposable water bottles from ending up at the local landfill.

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Recycling is still (at least in my household) something we do on the side, and which takes more effort than taking out  the “normal” garbage.  Also we are unaware of how our efforts or lack of efforts impact on the environment and how we rate on a ra

Recycling is still (at least in my household) something we do on the side, and which takes more effort than taking out the “normal” garbage. Also we are unaware of how our efforts or lack of efforts impact on the environment and how we rate on a ra

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If you grow up in a family that just always recycled and you knew nothing else about the disparity of other household recycling habits, moving out and living with strangers presented its own recycling challenges. #1. Why are there two garbages in th

If you grow up in a family that just always recycled and you knew nothing else about the disparity of other household recycling habits, moving out and living with strangers presented its own recycling challenges. #1. Why are there two garbages in th

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When I stop and reflect on my participation in recycling, I become aware that there are many little opportunities which I either ignore or pass up  because of laziness or lack of reflection. 

For example, how many times have I left the fridge open

When I stop and reflect on my participation in recycling, I become aware that there are many little opportunities which I either ignore or pass up because of laziness or lack of reflection. For example, how many times have I left the fridge open

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