In just a few decades, sales of consumer electronics have skyrocketed. As consumers upgrade to the latest and greatest devices, old computer towers and bulky monitors are discarded in favor of slimmer, sleeker models. Even the simple act of swapping out an empty ink cartridge contributes to the mounting problem of non-biodegradable waste. What does this do to our environment? What can you do about ink cartridges? Find out where you can recycle ink cartridges in Philadelphia for our Where Can I Wednesday column, after the jump!
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Benjamin Franklin's birthday may have just passed on January 17th, but we're always remembering the Founding Father as we galavant across the city with constant reminders. Benjamin Franklin's claims to infamy in Philadelphia tend to be historically related: signing the Declaration of Independence, frequenting Christ Church, Masonic Temple & more. But did you know Ben influenced much of Philadelphia's green scene? Benjamin may not have founded recycling or bike lanes, but he did have a few impacts. Let's revisit a few of them: