• Environmental Bucket List

    It’s inevitable—whenever the New Year comes around, we all start thinking about what we’d like to accomplish in the upcoming 12 months. This year I’m taking a different approach and rather than making resolutions I have to keep all year, I’m making a list of items I’d like to do (or have done very recently) that benefit me and the environment. Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Jan 24, 2019)
  • Reusable Notebooks Reduce Paper Waste

    I first heard about reusable notebooks from a friend. Yes, it sounds crazy. How can a notebook be reusable? What do you do with your notes if you want to keep them? Sliced bread, people landing on the moon … now, a reusable notebook? What kind of madness is this?!? Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Jan 10, 2019)
  • Card-inal Rules for Less-Waste Holiday Greetings

    While Aunt Ida always enjoys your holiday newsletter in the snail mail, it might be time to shake things up like a snow globe this year. Ho, ho, hold the postage and check out these ways to send out holiday greetings the green way. Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Dec 10, 2018)
  • The Re-Gift that Keeps On Giving

    Some people think it’s tacky to give a gift that was once given to them, but from an economic and environmental standpoint, it makes a lot of sense. Here are some important rules to regifting to rid yourself—and save the landfill—from that godawful (or good, but mis-gifted) present. Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Dec 6, 2018)
  • Waste Characterization Studies: The Video

    Waste characterization studies help us finding out how much paper, glass, food waste, etc. is discarded in the waste stream. This information helps us plan how to reduce waste, set up recycling programs, and conserve money and resources. Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Oct 25, 2018)
  • Trick or Treat?

    All those decorations and costumes can be terrifyingly tempting to purchase this Halloween. But those festive items don’t end up resting in peace in a landfill—they live disturbingly in dreadful dumps for many years, sometimes an eternity. Here’s how you can make a smart choice between a tricky item and a treat. Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Oct 22, 2018)