Posts Tagged ‘recycle’
Get Started for Plastic Free July!
Plastic Free July is here! Choosing to refuse and prevent plastic use in everyday living all year round is a great intention. We’re sharing some inspiration all month long to help you get started. Getting started: Start out small with a product audit. Take a look at what you’re buying and trashing and the materials…Read More
San Diego County wastes 500,000 tons of food each year. Here’s a better solution.
Originally published in San Diego Union-Tribune February 17th. Written by Jessica S. Toth, Solana Center Executive Director. Government and economics are coming into alignment on the need to address climate change. In the past few weeks, climate change mitigation was hot. The San Diego County Board of Supervisors identified activation around climate policy as a key platform tenet,…Read More
5 Smart Alternatives to Paper Towels
If you’re lucky enough to actually find paper towels at the grocery store right now, you’re probably blowing through them with all of the sanitizing going on at home. The bad news is that even one roll of paper towels can take its toll on the planet. The good news is that there are some hassle-free and…Read More
Quick and Easy Ways to Stop Junk Mail!
Reducing waste is easiest when we’re cutting back on stuff we’ve already all decided we don’t want. One good example is Junk Mail. More than 100 billion pieces of junk mail are delivered in the United States each year, which comes out to 848 pieces per household. The production, distribution, and disposal of all that…Read More
Have your family picnic in sustainable style!
The weather is warm and the sun is shining, making it a lovely picnic season. It is so easy to wrap your picnic food in plastic wrap, put it all in a bag and throw all your trash away at the nearest trashcan. However, the earth, the water, the landfill, and your garden will all…Read More