Tag Archives: reduce

Reduce. ๐Ÿšซ Reuse. ๐Ÿ”‚ Recycle. โ™ป

Back to the basics. We all learned the phrase “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,” at some point during our early school years. We may have heard it so often that its importance has been forgotten. This blog post will refresh our views on the infamous 3 RRR’s and provide ways to implement them into our everyday life. […]

What is “Wish-Cycling?”

Wish-cycling is the act of placing items in the Blue Bin with the hopes that they will be recycled. We’ve all been guilty of it. But it’s good that we ask ourselves before just tossing anything in our Blue Bin, “Can I recycle this?” ๐Ÿค” While wish-cycling is often done with good intentions, it can […]

Holiday Recycling: Gift Wrap Edition ๐ŸŽ

Even though gift exchanges this year may look a little different, it’s still important to recycle responsibly. Waste increases by 25% between Thanksgiving and New Year’s! This blog post will guide you into making sure our gift wrap and packaging makes it into the correct bin! Wrap ‘Em Up There are so many different kinds […]

All About Them Bulbs, ‘Bout Them Bulbs๐Ÿ’ก

Just like the cereal aisle, the light bulb section can be quite overwhelming. “What do I need? CFL? Incandescent? LED? And what the heck are lumens and watts?” We’ve all had these questions and we’ve found some of the answers you’ve been looking for. In this blog post we’ll learn about the different types of […]

How Many Times Can This Be Recycled?

We recently learned about what our recyclable items are made from in “Why Should We Recycle? Part 1 and Part 2, but have you ever wondered “How many times does this get recycled?” as you’re putting an item in your Blue Bin? Us too! Once you empty your blue, in-home recycling bin into your recycling […]

In-Home Waste Audit

While we’re all working, learning and staying at home more often, we have probably noticed an increase in trash and recycling at home. Take some time to learn why it’s important to lower your household waste by completing your own in-home waste audit. Why is a Waste Audit Important? If you’re wondering why you should […]

Why Should We Recycle? Part 2

In our last blog post, โ€œWhy Should We Recycle? Part 1,โ€ we wrote about what paper, cardboard and plastic bottles and containers are made from and why itโ€™s important to recycle them.  In Part 2 of โ€œWhy We Should Recycle,โ€ we will learn what glass bottles and jars, metal food and beverage cans and food […]

The Love for Recycling is in the Air

February is the month of love.  The best way to love your family and friends is to love the Earth, too!  Here are 6 simple tips that will help you lower your waste and show your true love, Mother Earth, how much we really love her.  We all love receiving greeting cards!  If you purchase […]

Beyond the 3 R’s: Part 2

Missed Part 1 of Beyond the 3 R’s? You can find it here! We are very familiar with the 3 R’s: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. But let’s take it a step further! Did you know there are more than just 3 R’s you can practice everyday? Get your creative thinking hat on and let’s see […]

Beyond the 3 R’s: Part 1

We are very familiar with the 3 R’s: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. But let’s take it a step further! Did you know there are more than just 3 R’s you can practice everyday? Get your creative thinking hat on and let’s see what other everyday sustainable practices you can implement! You might practice these more […]