Curbside composting bins divert organic materials from overburdened landfills. But what should go in them? And what should stay out?
Author: Mary Katherine Glen
How Does Recycling Work and Should I Bother?
What gets recycled? What doesn’t? Why does recycling differ from place to place? A waste management student reveals these mysteries and more!
Is Recycling a Scam?
If you’re into the zero waste movement, you may have heard that recycling is a scam.
A Brief Overview of Household Hazardous Waste
Adopting zero-waste habits is the best strategy for reducing the volume of waste in landfills. But when hazardous waste happens, follow these tips.
Things My Daughter Eats as a Busy Student
My daughter found zero-waste living inaccessible when she went away to school. Here, she offers some meal prep ideas for busy, broke students.
Discouraging the Scourge of Disposable To-Go Cups
Municipal bylaws mandating discounts for customers who bring their own cup and fees for those who opt for a to-go cup would greatly reduce waste sent to landfill.