Tag Archives: Waste minimisation

One Year Later…

I was planning a one year recap of everything I have done since I started blogging last summer, on the anniversary of starting this blog. On August 3rd I went to go see when my first post was. August 2nd. … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Eco-Innovation Europe and More Environmentally Sustainable Designs

We are taking a break from your regularly scheduled program of listening to me talk about food restrictions to hear from a guest blogger, Sam Marquit from Fair Marquit Value. Sam is an independent green contractor and has written a … Continue reading

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Composting, Part 3

Now that you’re thinking about composting and which method is best for you, let’s talk about what exactly you are composting and what to do with it. It is important to get a balance of carbon-rich “browns” and nitrogen-rich “greens.” … Continue reading

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Go Cloth, Part 2

Now that you’re done wiping your faces, hands, and counters, how else can you reduce paper waste in your home? Cotton Rounds: I mentioned before that I have replaced my cotton balls (seriously, stop and think about what a waste … Continue reading

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Go Cloth, Part 1

A lot of household waste can be traced to disposable paper products. I’ve already mentioned buying compostable paper plates if you have to, but of course dishware that you wash and reuse is best. This same principle applies to all … Continue reading

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Donate

This will be a short post because there’s only so much information I can give. What your options are is totally dependent on where you live. However, I feel obligated to say that if you want to reduce your waste, … Continue reading

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Shop Smart, Part 2

Okay, you’ve gone through the previous post and you still really, really, need to buy this item new. Or it’s food, and the previous post doesn’t apply (Used food? Eww. And good luck returning that borrowed food). Luckily, there are … Continue reading

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Shop Smart, Part 1

Waste reduction starts at the store. If you don’t buy it, you can’t waste it. But obviously we all have to buy stuff. So make sure that what you buy will have a minimal impact on the planet. Borrow. Before … Continue reading

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