Browsing the "recycling" Tag

The Pizza Box Project Composts Old Pizza Boxes

October 1st, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Did you know that you can't recycle paper once it has food grease on it? On college campuses, that means tons of cardboard headed to landfills. Enter: The Pizza Box Project


Cheers To The First Paper Wine Bottle!

April 21st, 2014 | by Mary Gerush

Browsing the wine shelves in my grocery store the other day, I spied something exciting: a paper wine bottle. I'd read they were coming — and here they are!


How To Compost In 5 Simple Steps

April 19th, 2014 | by Mary Gerush

Want to know how to compost? It may sound intimidating, but it's surprisingly easy if you break it down into 5 simple steps. Composters, start your engines!


Would You Dumpster Dive for Food?

April 13th, 2012 | by Jessi Stafford

Many dumpster divers utilize urban foraging as a sort of protest against the established corporate food system and as a means to eliminate unnecessary waste. Basically, it is the practice of sifting through trash (mostly commercial, sometimes residential) in search of salvageable food, clothing, and other discarded, but still useful, items. Dumpster diving is an intentional action against a materialistic and wasteful society


Anti-Plastic Fantastic World

June 29th, 2011 | by The Green Divas

I had a great awakening as to just how much plastic permeates my world! Since then, we've been talking a lot about plastic and how we manage this substance we have become extremely reliant on.


The Manufactured Demand for Bottled Water [VIDEO]

October 15th, 2010 | by Jeannie Moulton

Why do people drink bottled water? Bottled water makes about as much sense as shipping in ice from Antarctica. Learn about manufactured demand from a video made by the people at The Story of Stuff



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