Archive for Recycling

Ziploc Bags Can Be Recycled

Although I stopped using plastic sandwich bags, Ziploc has initiated a new recycling program. Click here for the details. Thanks to Ziploc for creating the program, but I’ll continue using wax paper or reusable containers. What’s wax paper? It’s a product that my mother used 50 years ago to wrap my sandwiches for school lunch.

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Cereal Bag Liners (Who Needs Them; You Do)

Thanks to Cool People Care for sharing this link about what to do with cereal bag liners. I try to reuse everything I can.

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Holiday Ideas for the Green Geeks (and others)

Here is a link to green gifts for the holidays. I’ve bookmarked a couple of the links for clothes that are made from excess materials. These are great ideas. Thanks to Jennifer Lynch for providing these.

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Political Yard Signs

Political yard signs become trash after the election. Congressman Jim Cooper is offering a bounty for his signs being returned. Great.

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Computer Recycling Event

If you live in the Nashville area, take note of this opportunity to recycle your old computer components:

Sponsored By Asians in Motion
Saturday, October 16th, 2010
9AM – 1PM
Donelson Pike side Parking Lot
Bring computers and computer peripherals including keyboards, mice monitors, hard drives, etc, to the Donelson Pike parking lot for recycling.
Computers and peripherals only, please. No TV’s, VCR’s, DVD Players, Cable Boxes, Etc.
Dell is not responsible for data stored on hard drives recycled through this program.
Contact Sandra Chavis ( for more information.

The exact location on Donelson Pike is not given. Contact Sandra Chavis for the directions.

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Walmart Sells Recycled Products

I admit Walmart is the store we love to hate, but this is good news as reported in USA Today.

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Shred Day in Nashville

Vickie from Metro Public Works asked me to let all my peeps know that Shred Day is scheduled.

Protect yourself, fight crime and be GREEN at the same time!!

OCTOBER 16TH, 2010
10:00am- 1:00pm

Take the first step in protecting yourself from identity theft crimes. Your old personal documents will be instantly destroyed by a Shred-it high speed, mobile, cross shredder
All shredded material will be recycled so you will also help protect the environment!
All proceeds from your $5 per box donation will benefit Nashville Crime Stoppers Inc., a 501 (C) 3 not-for-profit organization working with local law enforcement to solve serious crimes in your community.


Improper use of prescription medication should be a concern to everyone. Metro police officers will be on site to collect the prescription medications you no longer need and properly dispose of them to protect our environment.

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