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Weekly Tips | August 06, 2012

Seconds Anyone?


Looking for something else to do with your unwanted leftovers? Get scrappy! Placing food scraps in the compost/food scraps bin gives them a second life as nutrient-rich compost, but you can prolong their life even further before tossing by creatively reusing peels, rinds, and other food scraps around your home. Intrigued?


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Weekly Tips | July 27, 2012

Flip Flop Recycling


Is your summertime footwear wearing out? Keep the retired, decommissioned rubber soles of summer in the recycling loop because flip-flops belong on your feet not in the landfill! Join the Flip-Flop Brigade® and combine your efforts to achieve a second life on old models.


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Weekly Tips | July 24, 2012

Eco-Cool Remodeling


Renovating? An overhaul at home doesn’t mean you have to haul reusable and recyclable materials over to the landfill anymore! Do-it-yourselfers: from the kitchen to the bathroom, to the backyard and beyond there are sustainable and resource-saving alternatives readily available that you can implement yourself (or have installed for you!)


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Weekly Tips | July 16, 2012

On the Road Again


Summer is in session! If you just can’t wait to get down that highway, or your travel plans would be incomplete without an “Are we there yet?” rest assured there are ways your vacation can have a positive impact on the environment. For road-worthy tips, click below!


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Weekly Tips | July 09, 2012

BYO Bag!


 

“Did you bring a reusable bag?” because the future is no longer in plastic! Say yes to the new by making it a habit to BYO-Bag every time you go to the store.

Residents in the City of Seattle are getting used to the single-use plastic shopping bag ban that went into effect July 1st. Similar bans may be coming to your city in the future, but why wait? Bag the old habits, and tote your own!


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