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Athens, Georgia Recycling Facility Tour

Athens, Georgia Recycling Facility Tour Refuse. Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Rot Firstly, I think it’s important to note that we should strive to reduce consumption and reuse things we already have. But there is a time and a place for recycling. I decided to take a tour of my town’s recycling facility this past week to[…]

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zero waste air travel tips

Zero Waste Air Travel Tips I’m finally getting back to the daily grind in Houston after a two week vacation to Croatia and Turkey. I’m aware that traveling thousands of miles by plane isn’t remotely environmentally friendly. But what I didn’t prepare myself for was the amount of waste involved in air travel. For the[…]

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regrow plants from kitchen scraps

Normally, when working in the kitchen, I collect all my food prep scraps and throw them into the compost tumbler in my backyard. However, several times on Pinterest, I’ve seen links for how to regrow plants from kitchen scraps and finally decided to give it a try. What an excellent way to reduce waste, right?[…]

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disposable coffee cup pollution

Coffee culture in the U.S. has expanded exponentially in the past decade. However, our love of white chocolate mochas has’t slowed us down in this fast paced society. Rather than taking the time to enjoy a cup of joe at local coffee shops, we take our coffee to go. And in this way, we’ve created another[…]