Do you know that on average, approximately 90 percent of major household appliances (by weight) are recycled each year? Additionally, according to the Steel Recycling Institute (SRI), the typical appliance contains 60 percent steel which can be recycled rather than being sent to a landfill. Recycling has even more environmental benefits, too. According to SRI, … Continue reading "Rewarding Refrigerator Recycling in Utah"
When a major household appliance needs replacing, you might be tempted to save some money by purchasing a used or refurbished one. However, what you save at the checkout counter often could end up costing you in higher utility bills, not to mention potential repair bills. Major appliances produced today are more efficient than ever … Continue reading "It Pays to Buy New When Shopping for Appliances"
According to the Steel Recycling Institute SRI, 90% of appliances in 2008 were recycled for their valuable metal. Tuesday morning’s post in the NY Times Green Inc. blog discusses a “cash for clunkers?? type program where states offer rebates for “beer fridges,?? which are older less efficient units that could be using more than triple … Continue reading "Benefits of Recycling your “Beer Fridge”"