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Save the Earth – recycle your chewing gum!

Some inconsiderate gum-chewers spit out their chewed gum on sidewalks or floors or stick it on furniture, where it always ends up on somebody’s shoe or on their clothing.  It reportedly costs UK city councils £150 million pounds a year to remove chewing gum litter from their streets.  I don’t know if there’s a gum removal …

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Reduce non-recyclable waste while still enjoying your Keurig K-Cup beverages

Keurig single-serving coffee machines are very popular.  It’s convenient to load a coffee pod into the machine and have a fresh cup of coffee within a few seconds.  You never have to worry about drinking a cup that’s been reheating in the pot made hours ago, and you’ll never get stuck making a fresh pot …

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reCAPs turn Mason jars into storage for more than food

Do you know the three R’s of recycling? Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Do you do all of them? We recycle as much as possible at my house, which is why my garage always looks like a scene from the show Hoarders with all the cardboard boxes stacked up. We’re also trying to reduce the amount …

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“Time” to reuse that iPhone 4

With the average smartphone lifespan of two years, there’s a good possibility you have an old iPhone or two shoved in a drawer or a box in the closet.  Consider pulling them out and recycling them into a very snazzy retro-style clock.  Cdock will turn your iPhone 4 or 4S into a sleek tabletop clock …

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iPhone 4/4S Case Made Entirely of… Trash

The Re-Case is made of 100% recycled trash. The actual material is called POLLIBER and is a combination of reprocessed rice husks, a by product of rice farming and post-consumer thermo-plastics. Wow, that’s a mouthful! In addition to your phone, this case can also hold 1 credit card stored under the phone. The Re-Case is …

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Cool Clocks from Recycled Geek Junk

We’ve featured Geekware before on The Gadgeteer because I love the fact that Nicole Harper makes all her geek inspired gifts from recycled electronic waste. Nicole’s latest offerings are fun and quirky clocks made from items such as old Atari, Commodore and other game cartridges. They are fun gift ideas for your favorite geeks and …

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CD Jewelry Brings Music to Your Ears

Don’t freak out, we’re not going to start reviewing earrings on The Gadgeteer. 😉 These earrings from CD Jewelry Art.Com are just so unique that I had to share them with all our  girly geek readers. They are made from re-purposed / recycled audio CDs. More than 9 billion CDs are produced annually and the …

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Just say no to trashing your old devices and AC adapters

Do you feel guilty when you put old electronic devices and AC adapters in the trash can? You won’t need to feel guilty any longer if you let iGo Recycles help you recycle them. The website lists local depots where customers can go to recycle electronic devices. It also features a search feature for customers …

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Tread Sportster Universal Smartphone Case Review

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I’m really big into recycling. I hate throwing things away and will try to repurpose or give items to someone else before I send them to the landfill. That’s why I was happy to learn that Better Energy Systems Ltd. (the same company that brings us …

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Don’t throw away your old stuff, swap it!

I don’t know about all of you, but I’m big into recycling these days. I break down all the cardboard boxes that show up at my house. I save newspapers, magazines, mail and other paper. I even collect bottles, cans and plastic containers. Every so often, I drop off this stuff at the local recycle …

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