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Why I Stopped Composting Dryer Lint

Why I Stopped Composting Dryer Lint

I love the concept of composting as many things as possible to reduce the amount of waste that I produce.  I have been composting for over a year now and adding as much of compostable stuff as possible.  However, I recently stopped composting dryer lint […]

I Skipped The Gym To Work In The Yard

I Skipped The Gym To Work In The Yard

You know those spring days when the weather is so nice that you have to cancel your plans to spend time outside.   Well, that happened to me this weekend. Instead of my typical Saturday gym routine, I decided to help my parents improve their backyard […]

Pasta Coffee Stir Sticks

Pasta Coffee Stir Sticks

It is estimated that Americans use 500 million straws per day, which is more than 1.5 straws per person per day.  That is an approximate of 182.5 billion straws per year for the US alone that end up in landfills, outdoors and the oceans.  Coffee […]

Compost Bin Proposal

Compost Bin Proposal

How I Started Composting At The Office Food waste can happen anywhere, including our workplaces. I wanted to start composting at work, but was afraid that everyone would reject the idea, including the property managers that we rent the office space from. I decided to talk […]

10 Easy Ways To Be More Green in 2018

10 Easy Ways To Be More Green in 2018

With the new year in full gear and new year’s resolutions in effect, it’s not too late to add sustainable living to your list.  Below is a number of ways to include green living in your new year’s resolutions weather you are a complete beginner […]

Compost Bin and Planter

Compost Bin and Planter

  Composting is becoming popular and achievable as people become aware of the benefits of composting and the many options available for composting. One of the top benefits of composting is reducing the waste in landfills. According to the Environmental Protection Agency over 20% of […]