Green Tips: Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling Christmas Leftovers

Christmas season generates a lot of items that used to end up in the trash, but many can now be recycled. Of course it’s best if you can avoid generating the waste in the first place. See this Waste Management Greener Holidays page for ideas. Recycle the following items: Styrofoam: at Styrorecycle on the west … Read more Green Tips: Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling Christmas Leftovers

Green Tip: You can have your plastic grocery bags (and Styrofoam™ containers) and eat them too.

OK, they’re not really plastic, and you probably shouldn’t eat them, but it’s pretty close. There are biodegradable grocery bags (usually made from corn products) available that could be provided at store checkouts for those who didn’t bring their own bag. Plastic bags don’t biodegrade, they just break down into smaller and smaller pieces of … Read more Green Tip: You can have your plastic grocery bags (and Styrofoam™ containers) and eat them too.