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The Great Single Use Plastic Bugaboo

The problems created by the massive amount of single use plastic throughout the world have become a hot topic in the press as of late. NPR recently presented a report…

We Love Our Denim!

You love your denim, right? Made into jeans or jackets, denim is just our thing. The great thing about today’s fashion is that the more worn and weathered denim is,…

The Dirt On Green Cleaning

Did you know?  Many common household and garden products contain toxic substances that can be harmful to people, pets and the environment. However, you can replace most of these products…

How To Have A “Green” Garden and Lawn

Did you know? According to a study by the National Research Council, suburban lawns and gardens receive more pesticide applications per acre (3.2 – 9.8 lbs.) than agriculture (2.7 lbs.…

Reduce! Reuse! Recycle!

We are all familiar with the “3 R’s” of recycling. . . reduce, reuse, and recycle. But did you know that there are more “R’s” to live by that would…

Pollution Solution Opening

Did you know?  Randolph County is one of the few counties in Indiana with a permanent household hazardous waste drop off site? Most counties offer a yearly drop off once…

Plastic Recycling in Randolph County

We are fortunate in Randolph County to have 34 recycling drop off sites in various convenient locations in Winchester, Union City, Parker City, Farmland, Modoc, Saratoga, and Lynn. The bins…

“Plastic” The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

What you probably don’t know about plastic Back in the 1950’s, when plastics first burst on to the scene in common household applications, world citizens were told that their lives…

Batteries Make The World Go Round

Taking the burn out of battery disposal- Batteries will soon be powering our lives! Actually, they already do to some extent. But with the advent of electric cars on the…

E-Waste, Blue Skies and You

Over the last two years, Randolph county residents legally discarded over 48 tons of electronics through collection at Pollution Solution, the only county run Household Hazardous waste drop off center…

4 Tips for Reducing Your Junk Mail

Did you know…each year, more than 100 million trees’ worth of bulk mail arrive in American mailboxes—that’s the equivalent of deforesting the entire Rocky Mountain National Park every four months.…

How to dispose of light bulbs

Before you throw away your old light bulbs in the trash, you should know that these items are recyclable. Disposing of old light bulbs by throwing them away isn’t ideal…
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