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New recycling rules mean Denver Recycles accepts almost all plastics
What happens to that old clunker after you junk it?
An info-graphic on recycling and 3 easy steps to minimize the waste you throw away.
Becky from Our Peaceful Home shares her favorite non-plastic solutions. What are yours?
Is Marcal really cheaper than Seventh Generation toilet tissue? I crunch the numbers.
Wrap up! From Puma packaging to poo.
Which toilet paper is greenest — and cheapest? Win a case of recycled TP, too.
Cycling is good for the environment. Except for the stuff you have to get rid of afterward ….
Responses to a reader’s question about what to do with unwanted CD or DVD/Blu-ray cases.
For many years, I’ve lived in cities that have some type of recycling program. Sometimes I wish our city recycled more types of materials, but we are fortunate to be in an urban area where a truck picks up our recyclable waste every two weeks. Others aren’t so fortunate. Some people have to drive their stuff to a central municipal site for recycling. Others don’t have recycling at all — such as a friend living in South America, in a city where, she notes, people drink tons of soda in plastic bottles … and then throw them all away.
For the next few weeks, I’m going to look on Wednesdays at various types of waste and how we can better dispose of these items — or prevent them from happening.
Denver’s city compost program continues, and how to get started with composting.
Trash picking and recycling large garbage
Save Denver’s city compost program!
… or at least let someone else do it for you. Barry “Wildman” Snyder — the Stickerman — makes art out of the smallest of our modern-life castoffs: produce stickers.
If all has gone well, by the time you read this we are getting home from a camping trip this week. We picked camping for a less-expensive vacation getaway, giving us a chance to enjoy our beautiful state of Colorado.
Meanwhile, here are a few good links from last week …
Quite a while ago, I heard that Aveda would accept plastic caps for recycling, but now they are back with an official RECYCLE CAPS WITH AVEDA program.
Summertime, and the savin’ is easy — that’s right, it’s a cheesy-play-on-song-lyrics edition of the Friday wrap-up today. Without further ado, here’s what I’ve found for you this week.
After my post last week on ways to nourish a garden for free, reader Claire Walter wrote in with this question: Coffee grounds right onto the soil? What’s the benefit? We just put coffee grounds, unbleached paper filter and all, in w/ the compost.