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Recycling

Humans have been recycling their resources for thousands of years, but only now are we seeing just how necessary a component it is to our rapidly growing, heavily consuming population. Luckily, although we’ve become dependent on synthetics like plastic, we’re just as capable of recycling alkaline batteries as we are for cardboard.

But we Matadorians understand that recycling is a more complex issue than just putting things in the right bin. Check out the articles below for ideas and insight into recycling, something that none of us could ever know too much about.

Recycling Articles

These guys hiked around Big Sur and saw a dolphin escorting three grey whales and their calves

by Morgane Croissant

These new jeans can help reduce our landfill waste. Here’s how

by Morgane Croissant

This new app will make it even easier for you to recycle

by Morgane Croissant
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Montreal is attempting to be the first major city to ban these

by Julie Masis
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This town in Japan produces no trash. Here is how you can do it too.

by Morgane Croissant
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The art of picking up trash

by Jo Jackson

How does your day-to-day life impact the planet? [QUIZ]

by Morgane Croissant
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Destroying our world one butt at a time

by Morgane Croissant

On the devastating implications of “ocean confetti”

by Matt Hershberger
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22 stunning photos of California’s Glass Beach

by Alex Scola

In Indonesia, one community’s trash is this woman’s treasure

by Alyssa James
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How to visit the most beautiful garbage dump in the world

by Emily Hanssen Arent
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23 super creative repurposed items

by Michelle Schusterman
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What tree do you want to be when you die?

by Carlo Alcos

Back to school waste (Infographic)

by Anne Merritt
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The ‘Story of Stuff’: Electronics edition

by Abbie Mood
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The recycler’s guide to plastic

by Abbie Mood
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The afterlife of a cell phone

by Michelle Schusterman
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