What Is Single-Stream Recycling?

What Is Single-Stream Recycling?

Recycling is very important for our environment because it allows us to re-use materials rather than filling up landfills with products that release harmful chemicals and gasses. It also reduces our need to acquire more raw materials from cherished places like...
What to Do With Your Tree After Christmas

What to Do With Your Tree After Christmas

Each year, 25 to 30 million real Christmas trees are sold in the United States. While millions of Americans enjoy the natural beauty of a real tree, not many of those families know what to do with their trees after the holiday season has come and gone. The good news...
Reducing Thanksgiving Waste

Reducing Thanksgiving Waste

Traditionally Thanksgiving is the one time of the year when Americans celebrate overindulging. Although overeating on this holiday can lead to gaining a few extra pounds, you may not realize that it can also lead to lots of unnecessary waste in landfills. According to...
Keeping Animals Out of Your Garbage

Keeping Animals Out of Your Garbage

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, especially when one of them is less a man and more a wild animal. Raccoons and other critters can’t resist the scraps and leftovers most homeowners leave in their garbage bins, evidenced by their determination and the...
Why Bother with Recycling?

Why Bother with Recycling?

We know it’s important to recycle, but do we actually understand why? You likely have a separate recycling bin outside your home, but is it really worth the extra time and effort? If you or someone you know struggles with finding the motivation to recycle refuse, it...