Green Resources - Recycling

Recycling is a process to change materials (waste) into new products to prevent waste of potentially useful materials, reduce the consumption of fresh raw materials, reduce energy usage, reduce air pollution (from incineration) and water pollution (from landfilling) by reducing the need for "conventional" waste disposal, and lower greenhouse gas emissions as compared to plastic production. Recycling is a key component of modern waste reduction and is the third component of the "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle" waste hierarchy. (Source:

No Impact Man

A blog by Colin Beavan aka No Impact Man about living a green, sustainable, environmental life to help save the planet by reducing pollution, global warming, and more.

What is composting?

eartheasy offers extensive information about the topic. "Composting is a simple way to add nutrient-rich humus which fuels plant growth and restores vitality to depleted soil. It's also free, easy to make and good for the environment."

Recycling in Memphis

The City of Memphis Solid Waste Management provides a recycling service to all of its single family home customers. On regular trash pick-up day, they will pick up recyclables that are placed curbside in the tan recycle bins. Learn item-specific information.