Recycling – Why is it important?

Recycling conserves natural resources and lets us skip the harmful extraction and refining process that goes into making products from virgin materials. Making stuff from the materials of other stuff uses less energy and water and stops that stuff from filling our landfills. Recycling one… Ton (2,000 lbs.) of paper saves enough energy to power…

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5 Ways to Reuse Your Kitchen Scraps

You’ve just finished chopping your veggies in prep for dinner and are collecting your ends and skins to put in your compost bin. But wait! Before you send those scraps to compost, we urge you to take a moment to think if you might be able to repurpose them into something new!  According to the Food Waste Hierarchy, feeding hungry…

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