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The Environmentally Friendly Way to Dispose of Your Mattress

Discarded mattresses have long been a thorn in the side of garbage collectors; over 300 mattresses are thrown out every day to make their way to landfills. This is a shame, because while old mattresses take up hundreds of thousands of square miles in landfills each year, many of their parts including the metal springs, fabric, and wood can be reused. Recycling a mattress can be as beneficial as recycling the metals found in e-waste. (more…)

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Solar Energy Costs and Benefits

Article by Tim Smith

When considering whether to go solar, perhaps the most deciding factor is the cost versus the benefits of converting to solar energy. It goes without saying that solar energy will save you money, but installing a solar power system for your home isn’t exactly cheap. These benefits to installing a solar power system as well as the costs can help you to perform a cost-benefit analysis and decide whether solar energy is right for you. (more…)

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