Handling your holiday waste: From Christmas lights to wrapping paper

Over the holidays, we toss out a million tons of holiday waste. And we call it the season of giving, but it feels like the season of wasting when you hear that fact. Seriously though, this time of year can be extremely wasteful. Needlessly so. Which

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For the love of Earth: Recycling Valentine’s Day waste

The season of love will soon be upon us. If you’re lucky enough to have a special someone, chances are you’ll be scoring a card. Maybe a lil bouquet. If that special someone’s feeling especially decadent, they might sort you out with some chocolate fondue. You know,

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Plastic recycling symbols explained

Recycling is sometimes more complicated than it needs to be, which has terrible consequences on your local recycling program and the environment. We’ve all been there: you’ve got an item you’re about to toss out, say a coffee cup, but before you do, you look

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Make Recycling Fun for Your Family

Recycling is an activity you can get your whole family excited about. By teaching your kids to take an active role in reducing your household waste, you’re contributing to a greener future. That’s because kids who recycle turn into adults who recycle. The more engaged

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The Condo Composting Guide

You don’t need an outdoor space to compost. Turns out you can do it pretty much anywhere—including the inside of your apartment or condo. And no, it won’t stink your place up, either. Here’s the thing: compost shouldn’t stink. Period. That is, if you’re putting the right

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The do’s and don’ts of battery recycling

Each year, we throw out a whopping three billion batteries. That’s a lot of batteries. Question is, where do they all end up? Like other types of electronic waste (e-waste), batteries don’t go in your recycling or trash bins. Ever. Some of those used-up batteries you’ve

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