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Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

This is all about recycling. Different ways you can recycle items in your daily life and seeing how we at GB are reducing our waste, reusing items and recycling our waste instead of putting out entire lived in a landfill.

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Staying Green while Moving

Staying Green while Moving

Moving? Maybe your moving into your first home, maybe you got stationed at a new base and are on the move again, maybe you are packing up for your first semester at college. Where ever you are going I hope these eco-friendly moving tips bring a little bit of green into your life. Cardboard Boxes […]


10 Eco-friendly Summer Crafts

10 Eco-friendly Summer Crafts

Summer Time is here! And that means there is now freetime to make all of those eco-friendly crafts you’ve been meaning to make, but haven’t had time. Here’s are my 10 favorite crafts sorted by difficulty.


Upcycling 101: 4 Clever Ways to Save Money By Going Green

Upcycling 101: 4 Clever Ways to Save Money By Going Green

Your family may already recycle, but do you upcycle as well? Upcycling, as most people define it, is the process of taking something old and unwanted and turning it into something better.  While recycling often requires products to be broken down before they are re-used, upcycling focuses on modifying products without re-introducing it to the […]


Recycling - The Process Part 6

Recycling - The Process Part 6

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - they don’t ALL mean recycle - but let’s go deeper into what recycling is. What happens after you put your recyclables in a bin and out on the curb. This video series shows you just that!


Reduce & Reuse Grocery Bags

Reduce & Reuse Grocery Bags

I’ve always recycled grocery bags, but over the past two months grocery bags have actually become a commodity here in Montgomery County, MD. A law was passed to require certain stores to charge five-cents on each plastic or paper bag they provided us. Being a green enthusiast I am all for this! The Law which […]


Recycling - The Process Part 5

Recycling - The Process Part 5

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - they don’t ALL mean recycle - but let’s go deeper into what recycling is. What happens after you put your recyclables in a bin and out on the curb. This video series shows you just that!


Recycling - The Process Part 4

Recycling - The Process Part 4

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - they don’t ALL mean recycle - but let’s go deeper into what recycling is. What happens after you put your recyclables in a bin and out on the curb. This video series shows you just that!


Camera Lens Recycling

Camera Lens Recycling

Ever had one of your electronics break on you and knowing there’s got to be some place to recycle it (instead of just tossing this once pricy item in the trash)? Gazelle.com is a company that first tries to reuse a product, then if the retail or wholesale channels they have don’t work they find the right people to recycle the product.


Recycling - The Process Part 3

Recycling - The Process Part 3

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - they don’t ALL mean recycle - but let’s go deeper into what recycling is. What happens after you put your recyclables in a bin and out on the curb. This video series shows you just that!


Recycling - The Process Part 2

Recycling - The Process Part 2

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - they don’t ALL mean recycle - but let’s go deeper into what recycling is. What happens after you put your recyclables in a bin and out on the curb. This video series shows you just that!