Sentence Examples


  • Taking things that too often get thrown away, even when they can be recycled, Ecoist saw a way of turning those items from landfill to high style, while also creating great jobs and promoting awareness of sustainability.
  • Of the 2.25 million tons of electronic waste reaching the end of their useful lives, only 18 percent (414,000 tons) was recycled and 82 percent (1.84 million tons) was disposed in such a way that it probably ended up in a landfill.
  • Schools in particular can benefit from purchasing reconditioned helmets as part of the uniforms for the boys-they keep a large number out of the landfill at once and they often have strict budgets to work with.
  • By recycling your bra, you could uplift the spirits, self esteem, and of course, the breasts, of another deserving woman or girl--and avoid further clogging the landfill with items that can be used elsewhere.
  • Post-consumer: Post-consumer paper encompasses all of your office paper trash that ordinarily would have ended upon a landfill, packing and shipping boxes, cardboard, and various newsprint as in newspapers.