• Smashing Pumpkins

    Americans will likely spend $377 million on jack-o-lanterns this year. When Halloween is over, let Mother Nature recycle those rotting pumpkins into compost. Full story…
    (Posted by Syd Fong on Nov 4, 2019)
  • Don't Scare the Planet with Your Halloween Costume

    Many costumes are made with the intention to scare folks during Halloween. But one of the scariest statistics about this spooky day is that people spend about $8.8 billion, or $75 per person, on Halloween-related items, including costumes that get thrown away. Full story…
    (Posted by Tracey Harper and Syd Fong on Oct 31, 2019)
  • Reducing is the New Recycling

    Sometime in the last year, I had an epiphany: It’s not enough to simply recycle. I must figure out a way to reduce the amount of waste I generate. It can be hard, but I decided to take it one step at a time. Here are a couple of things I have learned along my way to a more eco-friendly lifestyle. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Sep 23, 2019)
  • Trash Bin, Recycle Bin -- What Goes Where?

    When in doubt, check your city or county to find out what goes in your trash, recycling, and green waste bins Full story…
    (Posted on Jul 22, 2019)
  • Say "I Do" to an Eco-Friendly Wedding

    Summer is wedding season! While it’s a time for love, family, friends, and happiness, weddings can also lead to a lot of waste. These tips can help you tie the knot the sustainable way. Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Jun 27, 2019)
  • Pack Your Bag, It's Farmers Market Day

    We've been urging our colleagues to bring reusable bags to the farmers market to carry their produce rather than accept single-use bags from vendors. Full story…
    (Posted by Syd Fong on Jun 5, 2019)