Category: Recycling

  • More Research on plastic recycling in alberta

    More Research on plastic recycling in alberta

    This post is just a list of businesses that make use of waste plastic. Some may be able to help divert my small amount of plastic waste from recycling computers and other scrap materials. Glass Recycling I have been working on a glass crushing machine to make cullet out of glass bottles and other waste…

  • Some E-Waste Links on the Internet

    I was just doing a little cruising on the internet and found a few sites that have some high-level, “global thinking” information on the ewaste / e-waste issues facing humanity. In no particular order: Electronics recycling is something I do at home here as an ecological hobby. I break down the components and then the…

  • Day Binning

    Real heroes save useful items from the trash every day. People with careers, investments and a desire to reduce waste poke their noses into garbage bins

  • So maybe it was Jesus who left an idea on the wind

    Something about “today there’s a chinook and you better get out and take advantage of the warm weather by decorating a big tree” How do you get those balls on the tree when you only have a small ladder? My solution is to use copper wire to make the hook, and a long stick. The…

  • To Thubprint

    Hello from the highlands of Wimborne Alberta. I hope, for you, the sunny days of spring bring a smile. Your YouTube Channel, Thubprint, has become a mainstay in my comfort viewing menu. Approximately once a week I throw tools into toolbox and pencil into office desk and kick back with a playlist of subscribed YouTube…

  • First Blog Post of 2019: E-Waste

    I’ve been researching e-waste and found some disturbing gaps in Canada’s handling of recyclable material.