Seattle, Washington (NAPSI) - Here’s good news, for a change, about our environment: Americans have more than tripled the amount of materials they recycled in the 1980s more than a third of the country’s household waste thanks to technological advances by the waste industry that collects, sorts and processes America’s recyclables.

Phoenix, Arizona (NAPSI) - Before summer kicks into high gear, consider converting your home into an eco-friendly and energy-saving one. An excellent place to start is with your window coverings.

Riverside, California (NAPSI) - Every year on Earth Day, millions reflect on what can be done to be more environmentally conscious. But why limit it to just one day a year?

Riverside, California (NAPSI) - Spring may have sprung, but is your sprinkler ready? Before you ramp up your watering this season, it might be time to spruce up your sprinklers to stop wasting water, save money, and promote a healthy lawn or garden.

Tucson, Arizona (NAPSI) - Since long before the Industrial Revolution, businesses have had to deal with getting rid of trash. Now, thanks to a technology breakthrough, companies can simplify the process of managing waste, while saving money and being kind to the environment. Here’s how:

Riverside, California (NAPSI) - There’s good news for homeowners who want to control both the energy costs and humidity levels in their homes.

Riverside, California (NAPSA) - Did you know that easy-to-fix household leaks could waste at least 10,000 gallons of water per year (and 10 percent of your water bill)?