What I do to cut down on waste
Posted on 12/06/10 at 10:44 PM By Rebecca Lawson | 2 Replies
I am 52 years old and I have been composting for 27 years. I separate and shred paper that can go in the compost and use the rest as a fire starter for my fireplace. All fruit and vegetable scraps, coffee grounds, tea bags, egg shells and yard waste go in the compost and I take all my recyclables to the recycle station in my city. It takes me 4 weeks to fill a 30 gallon garbage bag to go to the dump.
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O.k. so we are renters who do not have composting as an option. Now that we rent I have resolved not to buy the newspaper...I read either online or someone elses like at my moms house. If a product has a friendlier package for refilling a bottle we buy that.
Posted on 3/05/11 at 9:52 AM
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Sounds like you do a lot to keep down on trash. We do recyling and paper shredding and some composting.
Posted on 1/07/11 at 8:18 PM