On April 1st, I hosted a neighborhood clean-up, though the hosting bit was rather difficult considering that I was the only attendee. The schedule was set for two hours on the nicest Saturday of 2017, so far. 60 degrees, sunny, without a cloud in…
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Residential waste accounts for 55% of the total US waste-stream. If you compost 90% of your food scraps and yard waste, that’s an annual savings of 106 lbs of CO2 and 155 lbs of waste diverted. That’s the same impact as planting one tree seedling or eliminating 11 bags (or 2 bins) of garbage! (JouleBug)
The “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” Eco-Challenge is at its mid-point and we’ve already made an extraordinary impact. Thirty-one individuals have joined the JouleBug challenge in support of sustainability through waste reduction, and I couldn’t be more proud of what we are accomplishing. Let’s break it down….