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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Points: Recyclebank

Not a member of Recyclebank then click here* to register.

You can always find more ways to earn points when you go here.

Here are ways to earn points (activities that say new have been recently added with the date that I added to this post, not when Recyclebank added them to their website).

**Daily** - Check Recyclebank's homepage for the Daily Pledge to earn 5 points each day.

Check your inbox for an email titled "(Your Name), enjoy longer days, warmer weather and bonus points!".  There is a link in that email to earn 10 points.

All activity links below were checked on May 16.

Newlinks
Here for 5 points.
Here for 30 points.
Now updated: (added May 22nd) - The Metal Recycling Process, Revealed!  Slideshow for 25 points.
Here for 30 points.
Now updated: (added Aug. 13th) - Power Up Your Energy IQ.  Quiz for 30 points.
Here for 5 points.
Here for 5 points.
Here for 5 points.
Here for 5 points.
Here for 5 points.
Here for 5 points.
Now updated: (added Aug. 13th) - Recycle Your Way to Energy Efficiency.  Quiz 20 points.


NEW (added June 1st) - Recyclebank’s Top 10 Ways To Take A Vacation From Waste This June  Article for 5 points.

NEW (added May 31st) - Because You Asked: Is Recycling Really Worth It?  Article for 5 points.

NEW (added May 30th) - The List: 6 Creative Ways to Repurpose School Supplies for Summer  Article for 5 points.

NEW (added May 30th) - Because You Asked: Are Light Bulbs E-Waste?  Article for 5 points.

(added May 24th) - Because You Asked: How Can I Dispose Of Floppy Disks? Article for 5 points.

(added May 19th) - 5 Best Ways To Find Responsible E-Cyclers Slideshow for 30 points.

(added May 18th) - How Much Is E-Cycling Worth?  Slideshow for 15 points.

(added May 17th) - The Benefits of Smart Packaging  Slideshow for 35 points.

(added May 17th) - Make Your Own Disney Jungle Book Puppet Theater  Article for 25 points.

(added May 16th) - Can You Picture A World Without Paper?  Video for 30 points.

(added May 16th) - Identifying Responsibly Made Paper  Quiz for 25 points.

(added May 16th) - The Significance of a Single Tree  Infographic for 25 points.

(added May 16th) - Paper Pick 'Em  Quiz for 25 points.

(added May 16th) - Breaking Down the Box: Paper Symbols And Certifications  Article for 5 points.

(added May 16th) - The List: 5 Things That Are Illegal to Trash  Article for 5 points.

(added May 13th) - The List: 4 Questions To Ask Yourself To Avoid Becoming A “Green Hoarder”.  Article for 5 points.

(added May 12th) - Get an "A" For Effort on Your E-Waste Habits.  Quiz for 25 points.

(added May 10th) - Because You Asked: What’s The Environmental Impact Of 3D Printing?  Article for 5 points.

(added May 5th) - Get the Scoop on the E-Cycling Process.  Slideshow for 25 points.

(added May 3rd) - Because You Asked: How Do I Recycle A Microwave?  Article for 5 points.

(added May 1st) - Recyclebank’s Top 10 Green Gardening Tips For Your May Flowers.  Article for 5 points.

(added April 29th) - The List: 5 More Green Tips From Mom Article for 5 points.

(added April 28th) - Upgrade Your E-Waste Knowledge.  Quiz for 25 points.

(added April 26th) - Because You Asked: How Should I Dispose Of Cleansers with Microbeads In Them?  Article for 5 points.

(added April 19th) - Because You Asked: What’s In A (Confusing) Name? Cardboard vs. Paperboard, And More  Article for 5 points.

(added April 15th) - The List: 5 Facts About Water Pollution (And 6 Ways You Can Help) Article for 5 points.

(added April 14th) - Get Excited About Organic Waste Diversion  Quiz for 30 points.

(added April 12th) - Because You Asked: Can I Eat Food Past Its “Sell By” Date?  Article for 5 points.

(added April 11th) - Discover the Life of a Recycled Shampoo Bottle.  Article for 5 points.

(added April 11th) - Upcycled DIY Projects the Whole Family Can Create and Enjoy. Article for 25 points.

(added April 7th) - Put Organic Waste in it's Place.  Slideshow for 25 points.

(added April 5th) - Because You Asked: How Should I Dispose of Produce Packaging?  Article for 5 points.

(added April 5th) - Join Mickey and Friends to Learn About 5 Wonderful Reasons to Recycle.  Slideshow for 30 points.

(added April 5th) - Meet Me At The Park.  Article for 5 points.

(added April 5th) - To Infinity and Beyond: Give Toys and Games Exciting New Lives.  Article for 5 points.

(added April 5th) - Recycle Rush Quiz.  Quiz for 20 points.

(added April 5th) - DIY Play Castle Inspired By Sophia The First.  Article for 5 points.

(added April 5th) - 4 Simple Ways To Teach Your Kids About Recycling At Home.  Article for 5 points.

(added April 1st) - The List: 7 Multitasking Ingredients And Efficient Substitutions

(added April 1st) - Recyclebank’s Top 10 Most Popular Recycling Questions, Answered

(added March 31st) - 3 Streams For Organic Waste.  Quiz for 25 points.

(added March 29th) - Because You Asked: What Food Is Okay To Donate?  Article for 5 points.

(added March 24th) - Because You Asked: Can I Recycle Deodorant Containers?  Article for 5 points.

(added March 24th)What is Organic Waste?  Quiz for 25 points.

(added March 22nd) - The List: 6 Cool Can Crafts.  Article for 5 points.

(added March 15th) - Because You Asked: How are Contaminants Removed From Recycling?  Article for 5 points.

(added March 10th) - 5 Recycling Dos, Don'ts, and Double Checks.  Slideshow for 20 points.

(added March 8th) - Because You Asked: What Kinds of Glass Can I Recycle?  Article for 5 points.

(added March 4th) - The List: 4 More Grocery Staples You Should Make Yourself.  Article for 5 points.

(added March 3rd) - How to Prevent Contamination.  Article for 5 points.

(added March 1st)Recyclebank’s Top 10 Spring Cleaning Tips For A Less Wasteful March.  Article for 5 points.

(added March 1st)Because You Asked: Is My Neighbor’s Bad Recycling Ruining My Good Recycling?  Article for 5 points.

(added Feb 25th) - Where Your Recyclable Go.  Article for 5 points.

(added Feb 23rd) - Because You Asked: How Clean Do My Recyclables Need to Be?  Article for 5 points.

(added Feb 19th) - The List: 7 Surprising Garbage And Recycling Laws.  Article for 5 points.

(added Feb 18th) - What is Recycling Contamination.  Quiz for 20 points.

(added Feb 16th) - Because You Asked: Why Does It Matter What I Put In The Bin?  Article for 5 points.

(added Feb 9th) - Because You Asked: Are Plastic Sandwich Bags Recyclable?  Article for 5 points.

(added Feb 5th) - The List: 5 Repairs That Will Prolong The Life of Your Stuff.  Article for 5 points.

(added Feb 4th) - The 5 Most Basic Rules For Recycling Right.  Slideshow for 30 points.

(added Feb 2nd) - Because You Asked: What Good Is Upcycling?  Article for 5 points.

(added Feb 1st) - Recyclebank's Top 10 Ways To Show Landfills Some Love This February.  Article for 5 points.

(added Jan 28th) - The Impact of Recycling: Making A Daily Difference.  Article for 5 points.


(added Jan 20th) - The 3-Step Recycling Process.  Slideshow for 25 points.

(added Jan 14th) - Speak the Recycling Logo.  Quiz for 20 points.

(added Jan 7th) - 6 Ways To Shrink Your Water Footprint.  Slideshow for 30 points.

(added Jan 4th) - Recycling A Serious Saver of Water. Quiz for 20 points.

(added Jan 3rd) - Recycebank's Top 10.  Article for 5 points.

(added Jan 3rd) - How Today's Water Usage Impacts Tomorrow.  Slideshow for 30 points.

(added Dec 21st) - Determining Our Water Footprint.  Article for 5 points.

(added Dec 17th) - How Does Water Reach Us?  Quiz for 25 points.

(added Dec 13th) - The Water Cycle And Us.  Article for 5 points.

(added Dec 10th) - 5 Things To Know About H2O.  Slideshow for 25 points.

(added Dec 3rd) - How To Cut Down On Your GHG Footprint.  Quiz for 30 points.

(added Nov 30th) - How Recycling Combats Excessive GHGs.  Slideshow for 20 points.

(added Nov 25th) - The Real-Time Impact of Greenhouse Gases.  Article for 5 points.

(added Nov 19th) - Learn How GHGs Affect Global Temperatures.  Quiz for 25 points.

(added Nov 16th) - The Origins of Greenhouse Gases.  Article for 5 points.

(added Nov 11th) - Step Up Your GHG Vocab.  Slideshow for 40 points.

(added Nov 5th) - Greenhouse Gases, Defined.  Quiz for 25 points.

(added Oct 29th) - #ProTips For Reducing Your HHW.  Slideshow for 25 points.

(added Oct 26th) - Pause Before Pitching HHW.  Quiz for 30 points.

(added Oct. 22nd) - Helpful HHW Disposal Tips.  Quiz for 25 points.

(added Oct. 19th) - Who You Gonna Call (About HHW).  Slideshow for 30 points.

(added Oct. 15th) - Coming To Terms With HHW.  Quiz for 20 points.

(added Oct. 12th) - A Deeper Dive Into HHW.  Video for 30 points.

(added Oct. 8th) - What Makes Household Waste Hazardous?  Quiz for 35 points.

(added Oct. 1st) - Learn How To Co-Exist With Plastics.  Slideshow for 25 points.

(added Sept. 28th)Read This Before Discarding One More Plastic Product.  Slideshow for 25 points.

(added Sept. 25th) - The Confusing Things About Plastic Recycling.  Quiz for 40 points.

(added Sept. 24th) - The Plastic Recycling Process.  Article for 5 points.

(added Sept. 21st) - The Origins of Plastic.  Slideshow for 25 points.

(added Sept. 17th) - Plastic And It's Role In The Environment.  Quiz for 25 points.

(added Sept. 14th) - Crack the Resin Identification Code.  Slideshow for 45 points.

(added Sept. 11th) - What Are Plastics, Really?  Quiz for 25 points.

(added Sept. 3rd) - How Your Glass Can Make A Smaller Impact.  Quiz for 25 points.

(added Aug. 31st) - Before You Put Glass In The Bin.  Slideshow for 25 points.

(added Aug. 28th) - The Dollars And (Common) Sense Behind Recycling Glass.  Quiz for 25 points.

(added Aug. 26th) - The Glass Recovery Process.  Slideshow for 25 points.

(added Aug. 20th) - The Origins of Glass.  Quiz for 25 points.

(added Aug. 17th) - A Closer Look at Glass.  Infographic for 5 points.

(added Aug. 14th) - Basic Glassifications.  Slideshow for 25 points.

(added Aug. 13th) - Keep Old Tech Out of the Trash.  E-cycling Locator for 5 points.

(added Aug. 13th) - Which Metals Are Accepted For Recycling?  Slideshow for 25 points.

(added Aug. 13th) - Dial Back Your Energy Usage.  Slideshow for 25 points.

(added Aug. 13th) - The Origins of Energy.  Slideshow for 25 points.

(added Aug. 13th) - Crystal Clear Glass Facts.  Quiz for 25 points.

(added Aug. 13th) - Because You Asked: How Should I Dispose of Unused Meds?  Article for 5 points.

(added Aug. 13th) - PaperRecycling, By the Numbers.  Quiz for 25 points.

(added Aug. 13th) - The New Paper Playbook.  Quiz for 25 points.

(added Aug. 13th) - Pre-Recycling Prep For Paper.  Quiz for 25 points.

(added Aug. 13th) - Turn Over a New Leaf.  Infographic for 5 points.

(added Aug. 13th) - Follow The Paper Trail.  Quiz for 25 points.

(added Aug. 13th) - Paper's Weight in the World.  Quiz for 25 points.

(added Aug. 13th) - What Kind of Paper is That?  Slideshow for 25 points.

(added Aug. 13th) - A Primer on Paper.  Quiz for 25 points.

(added Aug. 13th) - Recycle Your Way to Energy Efficiency.  Quiz 20 points.


(added Aug. 13th) - The Energy Impact.  Quiz for 25 points.

(added Aug. 13th) - Energy's Journey to Your Door.  Slideshow for 25 points.

(added Aug. 13th) - Meet Your Main Power Players.  Quiz for 25 points.

(added Aug. 13th) - Wanna Improve Your Metal Habits?  Quiz for 25 points.

(added May 20th) - How Much Does Metal Matter.  Quiz for 25 points.

(added May 19th) - 11 Common Recycling Questions.  Infographic for 5 points.

(added May 15th) - How To Tell Your Metals Apart.  Slideshow for 25 points.

(added May 11th) - Know Your Metal.  Slideshow for 25 points.

(added May 1st) - Phone Facts You Should Know Before You Throw.  Slideshow for 25 points.

(added April 23rd) - Recycling E-Waste: Sustainable Solutions for Your Old Electronics.  Infographic for 5 points.

(added April 20th) - Identifying Responsibly Made Paper.  Quiz for 25 points.


(added April 10th) - Don't Trash Old Tech.  Quiz for 20 points.

(added April 2nd) - Eat More, Waste Less.  Slideshow for 25 points.

The Impact of Organic Waste.  Infographic for 5 points.

There Is No "Away"    Quiz for 25 points.

Dive Into The Details of Organic Waste.  Slideshow for 25 points

Energy Calculator.  Calculator for 15 points.

Better Living Through Greener Gadgets.  Three slideshows for a total of 75 points (25 points each).

Do Recyclable Materials Vary From City to City.  Slideshow for 30 points.

ECO Library.  Click the arrow to check out the ten slides.  Then your earn 10 points. (This is the link from my email.)

Contamination's Negative Effects.  Quiz for 20 points.

Where your Recyclables Go.  Infographic for 5 points.

Contamination and it's Impact on Clean Recyclables.  Quiz for 25 points.

Identifying the Various Waste Streams.  Slideshow for 25 points.

The Impact of Recycling: Making a Daily Difference.  Infographic for 5 points.

Becoming a Recycling Pro: Step 3. Article for 5 points.

Becoming a Recycling Pro: Step 2.  Quiz for 15 points.

Becoming a Recycling Pro: Step 1.  Slideshow for 20 points.

The Meaning of Chasing Arrows.  Article for 5 points.

The 4 Basic Recyclable Materials.  Slideshow for 25 points.

Rules of Recycling.  Quiz for 15 points.

The 3-Step Recycling Process.  Slideshow for 25 points.

What is Recycling?  Slideshow for 25 points.


What Grows Around Comes Around.  Video for 30 points and Quiz for 25 points.


A Fresh Start For Spring. Click where it says "More Ideas" or the +'s to earn 10 points each for a total of 100 points.

The bars of soap late in February about a week after I requested them on February 17th.  In fact, I received one of the five bars of soap two days before I received the other four bars which I thought was odd that one would come earlier than the other four.  I was happy with how quickly these arrived.



Not sure what to spend your points on like me?  How about some nice soap?  Right now you can get a free coupon code to redeem at the OneTwine store for a 5 oz bar of Nubian Heritage African Black Bar Soap for only 1,500 points (regularly $4.99).  I think right now this is the best reward to spend your points on.  Just go here and click where it says "Get this Reward".  You can request five at a time (this is what I did).  Once you request your coupon you will receive an email (almost immediately for me) from Recyclebank with your coupon codes.  You will have to redeem one coupon per transaction and the loading was a little slow for me.  The soap has free shipping if you only order the soap.  If you order more items in the store they will charge you $4.95 flat rate shipping.  I'm so happy I was finally able to request something of interest to me with all of my Recyclebank points I have accumulated since the last time I requested something which was a couple years ago.  So hopefully this will be of interest to you too so you can use some of your points as well. 

Recyclebank is place to earn points for learning about recycling and participating in recycling. Each time you do an activity listed on their site you get points. Then you use those points to get rewards.

Click here* to register.

NOTE: the above link* is referral link. All the others take you to where you earn your points.

1 comment:

  1. https://livegreen.recyclebank.com/earn-points/reuse-landfill-bound-items-to-make-new-creations

    Here's another

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