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America Recycles Day: Reflecting on overlooked benefits of recycling

November 18, 2021

The 15th of November is America Recycles Day… yes, that’s actually a “thing” and it has been in existence since 1997! In 2019, America Recycles Day was officially recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of the U.S. government. The tradition of this day is what you would expect: encourage others to recycle, ensure you […]

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Turning Trash into Treasure

October 4, 2021

REDUCE. REUSE. RECYCLE. Three R’s that will increase the sustainability of our planet. It’s 2021, and most of us are doing our part to reduce where we can. How turning trash into treasure can help us. We have cut down on our use of paper towels in favor of cotton dishtowels, we bring our own […]

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Plastic: We’ve Got Your Number

July 6, 2021

Plastic has a bad reputation. We try to avoid it as much as possible because it is one of the most common nonbiodegradable materials in our landfills. However, plastic is so convenient, inexpensive, and versatile that sometimes we can’t avoid it. That’s ok. Part of the reason plastic has a bad rap comes from the […]

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Keeping Your Recycling Clean

May 3, 2021

We’ve all had the internal debate about whether an item goes into the recycling bin or the trash can. As good citizens of planet earth, we often include the article with our recycling in hopes that it can be recycled; we call this wish-cycling. However, when we recycle the wrong things, we can contaminate an […]