Tagged: recycling

Making the Transition: Welcome, New Neighbor!

by Metro Little Rock Guide Staff 10/6/2017 12:02 am

Settling into a new area, new home and new routine isn’t easy. This useful list of phone numbers, addresses and websites for area essentials will help make your transition a bit smoother.

Donate Unwanted E-Waste to Goodwill on America Recycles Day Friday

by Lauren James 11/14/2013 8:00 am

Take a moment today to clean out your closets, garages and home offices and donate unwanted e-waste to Goodwill tomorrow (Nov. 15) on America Recycles Day.

Goodwill Hosting E-Waste Drive in West Little Rock Today

by Lauren James 9/4/2013 8:00 am

It’s time to donate that outdated computer, barely-used printer and the laptop with dust on it to Goodwill for its E-Waste Drive, happening today (Sept. 4).

Keep Little Rock Beautiful Fundraiser Thursday

by Lauren James 6/12/2013 8:00 am

The Keep Little Rock Beautiful Annual Fundraiser, happening tomorrow (June 13), will offer food, door prizes and a silent auction with proceeds going toward to enhance the recycling program at Little Rock Schools.

Riverfest Recycles: See How You Can Help

by Lauren James 5/22/2013 1:30 pm

The Riverfest Recycles program encourages all festival-goers to go green while attending the event. See what you can do to help.

Goodwill to Host Electronics Recycling Drive Wednesday

by Samuel G. Smith 11/8/2012 8:11 am

If you're like us, you've got a few outdated and unloved electronics lying around. Don't just toss them in the trash, clean up the clutter the green way by recycling!

Recycling Becomes Rewarding for Construction Firms

by Jennifer Ellis 7/23/2012 12:00 am

With more recycling options becoming available Arkansas builders and remodelers who take the time to redirect construction and demolition waste from landfills to recyclers are seeing the payoff.

Don't Throw Away That Old Computer: Recycling e-Waste in Arkansas

by Samuel G. Smith 7/10/2012 3:29 pm

Recycling broken or unwanted computers, televisions and cell phones isn't always as easy as recycling plastic bottles and used office paper. But recycling electronic waste keeps these gadgets out of the environment where harmful chemicals including cadmium, lead and mercury can not only negatively impact wildlife but also people.

Learn About Area Recycling Initiatives at Promenade at Chenal Saturday

by Karen Martin 3/16/2012 8:39 am

Come to The Promenade at Chenal from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday (March 17) for Recycle - Educate - Donate, a look at a new citywide recycling initiative in Little Rock, North Little Rock and Sherwood beginning April 1.

Find Out About Three Kinds of Cycling in the 2012 Arkansas Green Guide

by Karen Martin 2/28/2012 7:10 am

The 2012 Arkansas Green Guide focuses on three kinds of cycling: Recycling, upcycling and bicycling.

Easter Seals Introduces Renew Recycling Program

by Karen Martin 5/26/2011 7:31 am

Renew Recycling provides a sustainability service to the community along with employment opportunities for adults with disabilities.

Conway Earns Praise for Recycling Success

by Karen Martin 3/4/2011 5:34 am

Conway's landfill was expected to be filled by 2007. More than three years later, workers still dump their trucks there. And they’re not even pushing the landfill’s limit. Revised estimates extend its life expectancy another 17.4 years – more time than when it was empty.

Bill Would Ban Use of Plastic Bags in Arkansas Stores

by Jason Wiest 12/6/2010 12:16 pm

Rep. Denny Altes aims to better the environment and encourage use of reusable bags.

Are Reusable Shopping Bags Safe?

by Karen Martin 7/19/2010 9:40 am

DId you know that reusable shopping bags should be washed regularly to keep them from becoming a breeding ground for foodborne bacteria? Seems like a no-brainer, but most of us don't do it.

Pulaski County Regional Recycling and Waste Reduction District

by Arkansas Green Guide Staff 3/1/2009 12:00 am

If you own your own home in Pulaski County, you can call the county's Regional Recycling and Waste Reduction District to set up a recycling collection site right on your curb.

Eco-Hero: Melinda Glasgow Boosts Recycling Awareness

by Mark Hengel 3/1/2009 12:00 am

Glasgow intends for the bags to become ubiquitous at grocery stores, like Kroger, where shoppers receive a rebate for using their own bag.

Eco-efforts Boost L’Oreal’s Bottom Line

by Jonathan Portis 3/1/2009 12:00 am

The 800,000-square-foot North Little Rock plant is just a part of L’Oreal’s comprehensive plan to set an authentic example in terms of sustainable development.

Green Movement Grows in Arkansas

by Arkansas Green Guide staff 1/1/2008 12:00 am

Examples of the ongoing eco-friendly efforts by local governments, nonprofits, private developers and residents.

All About Energy-efficient Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs

by Casey L. Penn 1/1/2008 12:00 am

By using Energy Star-rated compact fluorescent bulbs in your home, you can lower your electric bill, change lightbulbs less frequently and yes, even improve life on this planet.

Central Arkansas Growing Green (and Doing Well)

by Arkansas Green Guide Staff 1/1/2008 12:00 am

Challenges presented by environmental change and concerns require solutions that involve local governments, non-profit organizations, private developers and residents. Here, we highlight a few of the ongoing eco-friendly efforts made by these groups.