Article Archive for Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

4 steps to keep cats, dogs and other intruders out of your composting project
If you’ve discovered the benefits of creating a backyard compost pile, then you also know it could attract unwelcome guests like...
4 steps to keep your CDs out of landfills
If your interest in a particular CD has waned or if it's too scratched or damaged, don't toss it in the garbage! Millions of CDs...
4 ways to reuse your jeans
Even old comfy blue jeans can get to a point where they may not be as wearable as they used to be. But before you think about...
Ideas to make good use of your water without wasting it
Water is a valuable resource, and we in the United States use much more than our fair share of it. Water conservation can help...
Learn about the benefits and methods behind source reduction
Source reduction is the process of decreasing an amount of waste or lowering the levels of toxicity in waste in a manufactured...
3 steps to save the environment by polluting with less trash
The amount of trash you throw away can be reduced by reusing, recycling and composting. But as for the trash that you still have...
Reduce, reuse, recycle: 3 steps to combine the three Rs and save the earth
If there is one thing we all share every day of our lives, it’s the natural resources on this planet. It stands to reason that as...
Learn about materials you can use to avoid the traditional doggie bag or Styrofoam container
When you’re ordering take-out from your favorite restaurant, it is both impractical and messy to try to carry the food home in...
Transform scraps into soil-enriching fertilizer for your garden
One of the easiest ways to go green is to start a compost pile. All you have to do is throw your coffee grounds, leftover food,...
5 steps to get you recycling
Setting up home recycling containers, containers that store your recyclables before you transfer them to bins, can help you...