recycling

Why Are You Washing Your Recyclables?
One of the adages about recycling is that you need to properly wash your items - especially glass, plastic, and tin - or they won't be recyclable at the facility. It turns out that this isn't necessarily so.
Food Waste: To Recycle Or Not
It's astounding to think of how much of the food a single person or family buys actually gets thrown away as waste.  Case in point froma post-Thanksgiving blog I stumbled across:
As Americans across the country prep their 20-pound Butterballs for the annual gorge fest of Thanksgiving, I had…