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Cleaning Your Reusable Shopping Bags

A recent study found that just only 3% of shoppers who use reusable bags regularly wash them.
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Recycling Program Turns Christmas Trees Into Goat Food

A Christmas tree recycling effort drew hundreds to West Oak Lane, as the trees became dinner for a bunch of goats. Those donating the trees pulled their vehicles outside the Awbury Arboretum's agricultural village. Volunteers of the Philly Goat Project arranged the trees into a pile, and guests...
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Environmentally-Friendly Ways To Dispose Of Your Christmas Tree

The holidays are over and soon, if you haven’t already, your Christmas tree will make its exit from your home. Sadly, the once beloved Christmas tree becomes one of the biggest pieces of trash you’ll have to deal with all year. But it doesn't have to end up in a landfill. Homeowners and home...
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5 Simple Ways to Be Greener in 2020

New Year’s Day is even more special this year, as 2020 marks the beginning of a whole new decade. As you plan your resolutions, consider making a commitment to going green in the new year. Making any kind of change might seem daunting. However, incorporating some eco-friendly practices into your...
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Recycle Your Jack-O-Lantern

Halloween is behind us, which means it's time to stuff your wigs, fake cobwebs, and plastic skeletons back into the attic until next October. Getting rid of the Jack-O'-Lantern rotting on your stoop may be a more complex task. Instead of chucking it in the garbage can with the rest of your trash,...
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Group works With Restaurants To Recycle Kid's Menu Crayons

Restaurant waste is usually thought of as spoiled produce and uneaten leftovers. In a single year, the restaurant industry sends roughly 11.4 million tons of food waste to landfills. But there is another type of waste you'd never think of unless you have a child. Many restaurants hand out brand-new...
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Target & Walmart Offer Child Car Seat Recycling Programs In September

Yesterday we talked about items you shouldn't buy or use second-hand and one of the items are children car seats, mainly because of the ever-changing safety guidelines and the years of extreme heating and cooling inside your car. So what do you do with a child's car seat you no longer need?...
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Switch To Reusable Produce Bags

A while ago you made the switch from one-time use plastic shopping bags to reusable tote bags. However you are still bringing home a lot of one-time use plastic bags that hold your fruits and vegetables. While many grocery stores have switched out their clear plastic produce bags for the green-...
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Recycling Dead Disposable Batteries

You are probably braking the law and what's scary about it is you may not know you are performing an illegal activity. Florida law prohibits the disposal of rechargeable batteries into the trash . While it's been known that liquid batteries, such as car and boat batteries, can be dangerous if...
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Recycle Used Contact Lenses With This Free Program

Monthly and daily wear contacts have made life easier for the estimated 45 million Americans who wear contact lenses . But what a lot more attention focused on microplastic pollution, it has left many contact wearers with a questions. What do you do with your old contact lenses. Believe it or not,...
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