Sep
21
Open Letter to Members of the NM Recycling Coalition   China is the single largest consumer of recyclable materials generated in North America. One-third of all scrap material collected in the U.S. is shipped overseas, with the large majority of this material going to...
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Sep
18
By Cindy Martinez Summer is coming to a close for this year, and the arrival of Fall is officially on September 22nd. Do-It Yourself projects (or DIY’S for short) tend to bring out our creative side. With the Fall season coming up at the end of the month, you’ll...
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Sep
11
By Shelby Kapp and Suzanne Michaels  Going green is an everyday practice for the students at Las Cruces Academy – a small private school in Mesilla with 31 students, 4 paid employees and 2 full time volunteers. This school has taken environmental friendly practices and put them...
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Sep
05
This August, The National Recycling Coalition honored their recycling awards recipients at the 2017 Resource Recycling Conference in Minneapolis.  The awards were presented to the winners, along with the recipients of the Murray J. Fox Scholarship, at the Conference Welcome...
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Sep
01
By Cindy Martinez Whether you live in a house, trailer home, or apartment, recycling can be practiced easily. Recycling is a major component and a good way to contribute to the environment. If you feel like it can be difficult to recycle in your apartment, or to get people living...
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Aug
31
By Suzanne Michaels LAS CRUCES – As you walk in the door at Natural Grocers in Las Cruces, you can’t miss the cardboard boxes stacked right by the checkout counters – it’s clearly a zero waste practice. “In 2009 Natural Grocers went bag free,” explains store manager Tim...
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Aug
21
By Cindy Martinez The environment and recycling are “hot topics” in today’s society and everyday more and more people are learning to recycle. We often think that recycling means throwing what you know in your recycling bin and the rest in your trash can....
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Aug
14
By Cindy Martinez Reading is an excellent pastime for people of all ages. If you are a fan of reading and keeping up with the newest books from your favorite author, or enjoy spending your time at a library or bookstore, you might be considered a “bookworm”. Bookworms...
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Aug
09
On July 1, Memorial Medical Center (MMC) launched a recycling program that has generated 3.2 tons of recyclable material in one month. Chief Executive Officer John Harris explains, “This 200-bed hospital is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week – it’s a busy place. We have more...
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Jul
31
By Cindy Martinez One of the best things about summertime is being able to enjoy the sunny days and warm afternoons. The late sunsets call for a wonderful time at the park after work, or a picnic day at the park with family and friends on a bright Sunday afternoon. Picnics are...
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