recycling

Holiday Trash: What To Recycle, What To Throw
Take the food, family, gifts, and meaning of Christmas out of the equation and what do you have left? A lot of trash! Food waste, gift wrap, boxes, cards, decorations, and more add up to an abundance of items you'll probably want (need) to get rid of. But how do you do it responsibly?
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…