Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Why did the turtle cross the road?

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Why did the turtle cross the road? To get to the other side! Don't forget to share the road.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Turning trash cans into beautiful street bouquets

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Lewis Miller, an event and floral designer based in New York City, has been focusing on a different sort of project recently, scouring the streets looking for opportunities to brighten people's day.
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How does he accomplish this goal? By creating beautiful floral arrangements in the most unlikely of places: garbage cans.
"I'm constantly on the lookout for the supermodel of trash cans," Irini Greenbaum, the company's director of special projects, told TODAY.
He and his merry band of staffers leave the spray-painted signature "LMD x NYC" near each project so that people can find their account on Instagram and enjoy other displays.
Miller and his staff consider the arrangements "labors of love," of which Miller pays for out of his own pocket.
"They're our flowers to New York," said Greenbaum. "That's really the message — to gift flowers to New Yorkers for no other reason than to make them smile."
And people are delighted by them. Some, in fact, can't believe their own eyes.
"If they're really early risers and they come while we're making them, they ask us what it's for," said Greenbaum. "And we say, 'It's for you.' They truly don't believe us — that disbelief is very New York."
The so-called "flower bandits" (a title they've adopted after a Vogue story used the name) consider it payment enough that people love and interact with their work.
And their creativity expands beyond garbage cans. At one display, on the "Imagine" memorial for John Lennon in Central Park, Miller's staff was excited to see New Yorkers engage with the design directly.
"People actually took some of the flowers and turned the installation into a peace sign," said Greenbaum. "Which is something that we didn't do ... it's nice to see it take on a life of its own."

Monday, May 29, 2017

Begin with the Bin‏

Begin with the Bin @beginwiththebin                       
Help eliminate unnecessary waste. Buy items made with recycled material. Then, try to use and reuse as much as you can.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Man’s best friend

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Sometimes the best vacation needs man’s best friend. Discover dog-friendly locations to explore around :

Saturday, May 27, 2017

The South Pacific and Trash

Resource Recycling @rrecycling           
From - A remote island in the South Pacific has become home for millions of pieces of ocean plastic and trash.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day Folks. The administrative offices of the Coastal Environmental Partnership are closed May 29, Memorial day.

The Tuscarora Landfill, Grantsboro Transfer Station and Newport Transfer Station will follow their regular schedules.

Thank you to those who have served and their families and friends for the sacrifices made for our freedom.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day Folks. The administrative offices of the Coastal Environmental Partnership are closed May 29, Memorial day.

The Tuscarora Landfill, Grantsboro Transfer Station and Newport Transfer Station will follow their regular schedules.

Thank you to those who have served and their families and friends for the sacrifices made for our freedom.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

A sustainable spring picnic


Tuesday, May 23, 2017

In case you missed it


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    In case you missed it, we were able to join and for a Beehive presentation this morning.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Marco's Partners with KAB


Sunday, May 21, 2017

Sound to Sea

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We love partnering with leaders! Planting marsh grass with Sound to Sea Trinity Center &

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Endangered Species Day.

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It’s Endangered Species Day. Read about the work we do to protect these species.

Green Roofs

Begin with the Bin @beginwiththebin           
Did you know recyclable materials can help with building a home? Paperboard can be used on the backing of roof shingles.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Fun & Learning at Pine Knoll Shores

          

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wasteful

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Tarrah McCreary of : 20% of the food we each buy never gets eaten and each of us tosses ~300 lbs. of food every year.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Don’t let springtime turn into hefty fines

Adopt A Highway @AdoptAHWY                   
Don’t let springtime turn into hefty fines. Keep a litter bag in your car and tell others to do the same.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Paper going to landfills decreases

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Paper going to landfills decreased between 2015 and 2016, while paper recovered for recycling increased.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Frisbees made from recycled plastic

Begin with the Bin @beginwiththebin           
Go Fetch! The Frisbees used to play with your dog are made from recycled plastic.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

The Lorax

In case you missed it

Friday, May 12, 2017

Energy for Ipods

Begin with the Bin @beginwiththebin           
Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to listen to a full album on your iPod.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Republic Services‏ on the best employer 2017 list

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Proud to be named to America’s Best Employer 2017 List! An empowered and engaged workforce is the greatest indicator of our success.

Field trip to collect marine debris

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Field trip to collect marine debris with and

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Compost Awareness Week

NCSU WRR @NCStateRecycles           

Think and Donate at Move-out

          
  1. Be apart of the by donating! Visit a near you- for more info!

June 8 is World Oceans Day!

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June 8 is ! We're having crafts and activities all day June 8 to on Plastic Pollution!

Free public field trip at the Rachel Carson Reserve!

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Sign up now for a free public field trip at the Rachel Carson Reserve! For dates and registration information visit:

Monday, May 8, 2017

Keep Your Butt to Yourself

KeepAmericaBeautiful @kabtweet           
Our Cigarette Litter Prevention Program fights to End Littering in America by reducing and eliminating the #1 form of litter in our nation.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Spring has sprung!

          
Spring has sprung! It's the perfect time to get a jump on cleaning your home, or your community.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Organic Life‏Verified

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10 cool ways to repurpose cans, cartons, and other stuff you'd normally toss: via

Friday, May 5, 2017

Use recycled glass in high-performance lithium batteries

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Researchers successfully use glass in high-performance lithium batteries.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

May the fourth be with you

Waste Industries @WasteIndustries                              
Happy Day! Keep it a clean one and don't go down to the garbage compactor.

Home Electronics Disposal

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