CLIMB – Climate’s Long-term Impacts on Metro Boston — is a major, three-year project to study the potential impacts of climate change on infrastructure systems in metro Boston and to recommend strategies to prevent, reduce, or manage the risk. It is expected to be a ground-breaking study of national importance.
Bottle Bill Resource Guide: http://www.bottlebill.org/
This site explains and provides a layout for Bottle Bills, which is a law that requires a minimum refundable deposit on beer, soft drink and other beverage containers in order to insure a high rate of recycling or reuse.
Container Recycling Institute: http://www.container-recycling.org/
CRI is a non-profit organization that studies and promotes policies and practices that shift the social and environmental costs associated with manufacturing, recycling, and disposal of container and packaging waste from government and taxpayers to producers and consumers.
Earth 911: Making Every Day Earth Day: http://earth911.com/
This site provides recycling information and lists of recycling-oriented activities throughout various communities.
Environment News Service (ENS): http://ens-news.com/
This international daily newswire provides constant updates on environmental issues. Though its focus is not only recycling, recycling-related articles are a constantly featured in ENS-News.
Environmental Organization Web Directory: http://www.webdirectory.com/Recycling/
This site provides information on everything from how to recycle and what is recyclable, to key recycling institutions, bureaus, laws, and networks.
GrassRoots Recycling Network: http://www.grrn.org/
GRRN utilizes classic activist strategies to achieve corporate accountability for waste and public policies to eliminate waste, and to build sustainable communities.
Grist Magazine: http://www.grist.org/
Environmental news and green living tips from Grist, the most recognizable voice in environmental journalism.
The Internet Consumer Recycling Guide: http://www.obviously.com/recycle/
This recycling guide provides a starting point for consumers in the USA and Canada searching the net for recycling information.
Stop Trashing the Climate: http://www.stoptrashingtheclimate.org
A report documenting the link between climate change and unsustainable patterns of consumption and wasting, dispels myths about the climate benefits of landfill gas recovery and waste incineration, outlines policies needed to effect change, and offers a roadmap for how to significantly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions within a short period.
Bureau of International Recycling: http://www.bir.org/
BIR is an international trade federation representing the world’s recycling industry, covering in particular ferrous and non-ferrous metals, paper and textiles.
Computer Recycling Center (CRC): http://www.crc.org/info/index.html
Computers & Education reuses computers, and CRC promotes the highest and best re-use of computer and electronic equipment, and recycles unusable items to keep them out of landfills.
Global Recycling Network: http://grn.com/
Global Recycling Network (GRN) is a free-access public site dedicated to recycling-related information.
Recycle Your Rechargeable Batteries (RYRB): http://www.rbrc.org/
The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) can help you recycle your portable rechargeable batteries.
Recycling Manager Prices: http://www.amm.com/recman/
This recyclable materials price service, published every other week, provides U.S. materials prices by grade for aluminum and steel cans, scrap metals, paper, plastics and glass.
Steel Recycling Institute: http://www.recycle-steel.org/
The Steel Recycling Institute (SRI) is an industry association that promotes and sustains the recycling of all steel parts.
This website is literally all about water! Water is one of our most scarcest resources, especially in underdeveloped countries. The page aboveexplores and busts some myths about bottled water as well as water filtration systems used around the world.