4 Things You Can’t Recycle (And What To Do With Them)

It would be lovely, of course, if we could truly live with zero waste and just recycle everything that we used. But recycling facilities and methods are still limited at this point, even with single stream recycling able to accept more materials than ever before. If you recycle the wrong [...]

2021-08-18T14:26:31+00:00June 10th, 2021|

Trash Disposal In the Midst Of a Snowstorm

This year saw unexpected snowstorms for many parts of Texas, some of which shut down cities for days. Many major cities were without power and water, and many roads were too covered in snow or ice to drive much. Snow is not a common occurrence in Texas, but the past [...]

2021-04-14T14:50:02+00:00April 14th, 2021|

How Clean Should Your Recyclables Be?

Sometimes you come across recyclables with a note on the container reading “empty and replace cap.” This is most often seen on drink containers and the like. But how empty does it need to be? Should you thoroughly clean your recycling before dropping it in the bin? It’s becoming common [...]

2021-04-14T14:42:41+00:00April 1st, 2021|

How Has Recycling Changed Over the Pandemic?

The global COVID-19 pandemic has changed all of our lives in so many ways. Now, a year into the pandemic, we’re still reckoning with the differences compared to 2019 when we went in to work at the office, went out for drinks with friends later, and made plans for the [...]

2021-04-12T13:57:22+00:00March 12th, 2021|

Why You Should Appreciate Your Trash Pickup Crew

As a society, we try to be appreciative of the people who provide us services. We tip wait staff at restaurants as well as delivery drivers and coffee baristas. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve celebrated first responders who have risked their own health to care for everyone [...]

2021-04-12T13:47:10+00:00February 24th, 2021|

4 Ways to Recycle Smarter This Year

Even though we’re already in February, 2021 still feels fresh and new, especially after all of the turbulence of 2020. It’s a chance to start fresh, to change or improve your habits, and that can include recycling. This is also true because the way we recycle changes and advances over [...]

2021-04-12T13:37:52+00:00February 12th, 2021|

4 Ways to Live More Sustainably (That You Might Not Have Heard Before)

At our cores, most of us want to make the world a better place. Very few people would ever wake up thinking, “I’d like to use up the planet’s resources today.” But we are also used to certain comforts. It takes active consideration in order to live more sustainably...and not [...]

2021-01-16T12:54:24+00:00January 16th, 2021|

How To Reduce Waste For the Holidays

The holidays will probably look different for many of us this year. You may not be able to have as many friends and family over to celebrate your holiday with you this year due to COVID-19, and some of the celebrations may take place over Zoom instead. But that’s all [...]

2020-11-24T05:26:12+00:00November 24th, 2020|
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