Vancouver Winter Olympics go green with recycled metals for medals

posted 23.02.2010

We're always looking for fantastic posts and this from Suzanne Goldenberg, Guardian, February 18th was no exception. Circuit boards from trashed computers in Belgium recycled to provide tiny amounts of metal to make winter olympic medals The gold, silver and bronze medallions slung around winning athletes' necks as they step on to the winners' podium at the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games could w...

Category: environment, funnies, general, in the news

A "Better" Diet

posted 16.02.2010

Another post from the newest member of the Recipro Team - Mike Close.  This blog looks at the effects of vegetarianism on the planet!     It has long been thought that giving up meat and turning to a vegetarian diet is not only the key to a healthy lifestyle but also a great way of reducing your carbon footprint and helping your planet. New research from the Cranford University however, ha...

Category: environment, funnies

Builders Exchange.... lets persuade others

posted 15.10.2009

At recipro we wish our Builders Exchange site got the coverage it deserved. Check out this post on persuading others... environmentally speaking! The survey also included three statements to measure the extent to which respondents discussed environmental issues with people they knew, and encouraged other people to be environmentally-friendly (see Figure 4). For the first statement ("I've sugges...

Category: environment, funnies, industry

Interesting item on

posted 30.09.2009

Check out this fuzzy picture! Looking through the new items listed on recipro this week we found a very interesting item... Executive Restrooms. The picture has degraded as I've blown it up. To look at the image and description visit recipro. [caption id="attachment_492" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Executive Restrooms on BuilderScrap"][/caption] The reason for the degrade... pro...

Category: funnies, general

Hundreds attend Global Warming Protest

posted 17.02.2009

[caption id="attachment_45" align="alignnone" width="480" caption="Hundreds Attend Global Warming Protest"][/caption] ...

Category: funnies



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