Dealing with Drought
- Recycled plastic jug can provide running water anywhere you need it. Williams, Lynn // Countryside & Small Stock Journal;Sep/Oct99, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p122
Offers tips on how to provide running water using recycled plastic jugs. Materials needed; Procedure.
- Learning with trash. // American School & University;Sep95, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p14
Reports on the recycling project in various schools in South Sioux City, Nebraska. Recycling of milk cartons and food wastes at the schools into dirt; Financial source for the project.
- Trash recycled by schools. // Science World;4/12/96, Vol. 52 Issue 13, p9
Gives information on the findings of a survey of 409 school districts, on how much each type of waste school recycled across the United States. Paper; Aluminum; Cardboard; Plastic; Glass; Polystyrene (foam plastic); Milk cartoons; Drink boxes; Statistics on findings.
- The ultimate recyclable. Liskey, Eric // Grounds Maintenance;Jun2002, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p4
Considers water conservation through recycling. Hydrologic cycle that keeps fresh water supply continuous; Demand placed by growing populations on water resources; Unreplenishable water from aquifers; Certainty of increase in the price of water; Ways to bring down water consumption; Strategy of...
- Urban versus regional -- how public attitudes to recycled water differ in these contexts. Hurlimann, A. C. // Water Science & Technology;2008, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p891
This paper reports findings from a comparative study which investigated public attitudes to recycled water in two Australian locations both in the state of Victoria: the capital city, Melbourne, and Bendigo, an urban regional centre. Two commercial buildings were used as case studies, one at...
- Redistributing resources. // American City & County;Sep2007, Vol. 122 Issue 9, p44
The article describes the two-year trial program entered into by the government of Redwood City, California with the South Bayside System Authority in 2000, which uses recycled wastewater to irrigate city-owned medians, lawns at an apartment building and the grounds of an office building. The...
- Pa. county aims for recycling boost. Gust, Steve // Waste News;10/16/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 21, p12
Reports that the Lancaster, Pennsylvania, County Commission has given the recycling department permission to purchase 55-gallon recycling drums for parks and schools. Source of funding for the purchase; Responsibility of schools or municipalities to collect the recycled goods.
- A Shoebox Recycling Center. Anthony, Ellen L. // Hopscotch;Dec2010/Jan2011, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p17
The article encourages school children to keep a shoebox recycling center in the kitchen where they can put things like unused plastic cups and silverware, among others.
- Recycling War Pays Off. // Food Management;Jun2001, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p12
Reports on the recycling competition between Ohio University and Miami University. Strategies developed for recycling; Indicators of successful recycling programs.