What Happens to Your Recycled Trash?

Did you ever wonder what happens to the stuff you put out on your curb for recycling? It may surprise you the very long journey most recycled items take and the transformation they go through. All sorts of items can be turned into other useable items once they are recycled. At its core, the term “recycle” means to remake something into another useful product. The reason recycling is so good is that it reduces the number of items going into landfills, keeps harmful plastics out of the waterways, and promotes a greener environment for…


“Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink the wild air.” 

–Ralph Waldo Emerson

There isn’t much that a stay on a tropical island cannot cure. To feel the salty ocean breeze on your suntanned skin, to lie on the warm sand and sip from a coconut, are some of life’s greatest sensations. So, where in the tropics should one visit? Leave it to Spartan and the Green Egg for all your tropical wanderlust. 

“The tropics are regions of the Earth that lie roughly in the middle of the globe. The tropics between the latitude lines of the…


Learn About Cenotes

Have you ever heard of a cenote? You may not have because the word “cenote” is most often used in Mexico and other Spanish countries. In fact, Mexico is one of the most popular places tourists go to see cenotes. They are pretty, natural wonders made from rock and water. Here are some questions and answers to help you learn more about cenotes.

What Are Cenotes?

The word “Cenote” is a Spanish word that was made up from a Mayan word meaning “a source of groundwater.” Cenotes are special types of sinkholes in the ground. They…