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?
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.
It's time for Spring Cleaning! Chances are - in the midst of those old clothes and broken pieces of furniture, you'll find chemicals, solvents, paints, and the like. You don't want them anymore and you can't just throw them away; What do you do with them?
Quick: What catalog touts the "green" aspects of their company and then sends out 992-page catalogs printed on heavy card-stock that weigh five-and-a-half pounds through the U.S. Mail? Restoration Hardware - that's who.
Residents looking to properly dispose of old, out-dated electronics should be aware of an upcoming date for a free recycling opportunity.
An electronics processing company will be at the main office location of Superior Choice Credit Union on Saturday, September 22nd - from 10 AM to 2 PM...
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 a flashback to a story I reported earlier this year...