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

By |January 16th, 2021|

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 everyone knows what they can […]

How To Keep Raccoons Out Of Your Trash

By |December 5th, 2020|

You try to be responsible with your waste management. You have a regular trash pickup, and you take your trash out as soon as it’s full. You even recycle, and maybe compost. But still, you find some mornings that when you step outside, your trash is strewn about your yard, bags shredded, and the culprit […]

How to Have a Spooky, Eco-Friendly Halloween

By |October 15th, 2019|

Halloween is one of the most fun holidays of the year. It’s an opportunity to deck out your home in spooky, fun decorations, and maybe even to dress up yourself. If you have kids, it’s a chance to find the perfect costumes for them and take them trick-or-treating. Maybe the best part for you is […]

Everything You Need to Know About Glass Recycling

By |October 1st, 2019|

Not all recycling is plastic and cardboard. What do you do when it comes to tossing out glass? This is not a common problem for most homeowners, since glass is easily washable and not often used as a container or for packaging. However, you may find yourself trimming down on some of your belongings when […]

How to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly, Room By Room

By |September 14th, 2019|

Eco-friendly living has never been more necessary than now. Fortunately, with new advancements every day, it’s never been easier to have a comfortable and eco-friendly home. Whether it comes to your waste management or your energy efficiency, anyone can make their home a little greener. If the process seems overwhelming, consider taking it room by […]

3 Tips For Moving Out of Your College Dorm

By |May 22nd, 2019|

With the end of the year fast approaching, you may be looking at all the stuff you’ve accumulated in your dorm room and wondering, “How am I going to get all of this out?” It can be a stressful process, especially if you live out of state during the summer or you’re moving into your […]

FAQs about Trash & Recycling

By |February 4th, 2019|

Every day, you throw away old food wrappers, paper towels, and other waste, hopefully sorting between the regular trash and recyclables. At the end of the week, you drag your bins to the curb to be picked up. But what happens after that? Are you sure that you’re sorting your trash and recycling correctly? And […]

How to Dispose of Unused Medications

By |January 17th, 2019|

What happens to your medication when you no longer need it? Maybe you have pain relievers that are expired or a prescription that you were given when recovering from an illness that you got over before you finished it. Your first instinct might be to throw the bottle away with the remaining pills still in […]

The Problem With Food Waste

By |July 15th, 2018|

In the United States, food waste makes up 1.3% of the total GDP. And this isn’t specifically a US problem. Throughout the world, about 33-50% of food produced is thrown away. This happens in restaurants especially. When customers don’t finish their food, or produce isn’t used on a particular night, it’s thrown away and more […]

Keeping Kids Safe Around Garbage Trucks

By |June 14th, 2018|

Garbage trucks are hard to miss. They’re massive, noisy, and they usually carry with them the smell of, well, garbage. However, kids don’t typically worry too much about garbage trucks, and small kids are very easy for garbage trucks to miss. It’s important for anyone to be careful around the garbage truck on their street, […]