Recycling

Shop Smart. Save Forests

Shop Smart. Save Forests

Forests are being destroyed to make toilet paper and other household products. You can stop it by pushing for recycled content and making smart shopping decisions. Read more »

Plastic Pollution in Our Oceans

Plastic Pollution in Our Oceans

We're treating the oceans like a trash bin -- and plastic accounts for 60-80% of marine litter. So much plastic is flowing into the sea that marine animals are dying, our beaches are polluted, and our health may even be at risk. Read more »

The Greening Advisor: Recycling

The Greening Advisor: Recycling

NRDC's Greening Advisor provides advice for businesses that want to be eco-friendly. Recycling is one of the best ways to get started. Read more »

What to Do About E-Waste

What to Do About E-Waste

Computers, cell phones and other used electronics are jamming up landfills, but there are ways to recycle your old devices, too. A helpful how-to guide for keeping your computers, cell phones and other used electronics out of landfills. Read more »

Growing the Recycling Economy in the U.S.

Growing the Recycling Economy in the U.S.

Recycling 75 percent of the nation's waste will create nearly 1.5 million jobs by 2030 while significantly reducing pollution, saving water and energy, and building economically strong and healthy communities. Read more »

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Recycling Explained

In homes and in businesses, from newspapers to computer parts, recycling is one of the most common of all environmentally beneficial activities. NRDC promotes increased recycling, and seeks to expand the national market for recycled materials.

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