Browsing the "Waste" Tag

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


Glass Straws Help Keep You Green And Refreshed

July 3rd, 2011 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Straws (yes, those one-use items commonly made of plastic that usually end up in landfills) have gone green too! Glass straws are reusable, beautiful and all the rage right now. Several glass straws on the market are “designer” in nature with fun, festive and creative stylings making your glass straw unique and lovely


Reducing Take Out Waste

February 3rd, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Next time you're considering take out, a little planning can help reduce the waste associated with your meal



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