Monthly Archives: January 2011

Trash Diary 1/24/11

Ooops – forgot to bring the cloth napkin to work today… Trash: Napkins (for the coffee cup) Plastic cup and lid and more napkins Soiled paper food wrapper Chip bag Apple core (and paper towel used to dry off apple … Continue reading

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Paper towels, napkins and tissues – Oh, My!

In looking over my trash diary entries, I find I use A LOT of paper towels, napkins and tissues. These are not just a packaging by-product (like a paper board box for storage of crackers), these are paper products I … Continue reading

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Trash Diary 1/23/11

Trash: K-cups Plastic wrap Plastic baggies Food mix packet Recycled: Paperboard food box Small drink carton Saved: nothing

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Trash Diary 1/21/11

Trash: Paper towels, and napkins Paper food wrapper Plastic bag Recycled: Few pieces of paper Paper food wrapper Glass bottle Saved: Paper cup and lid

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Trash Diary 1/22/11

Trash: Egg shells Plastic baggies Food scraps Paper coffee cup and lid K-cups Aluminum foil (baked on food) Recycled: Junk mail (catalogues, envelopes, paper) Paper board food box Saved: Plastic bag

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Trash Diary 1/20/11

Lots of meetings and running around today… Trash: 2 paper coffee cups with lids (pre-meeting coffee, and between meeting coffee) Plastic container (bottom and top) Plastic bag Napkins, paper towels Recycled: Paper bag and paper food wrapper Glass bottle Paper … Continue reading

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Trash Diary 1/19/11

Trash: Plastic salad container and lid Paper cup (coffee for evening meeting) A few napkins and paper towels (actually half a roll of paper towels to soak up a water overflow in the basement because my mop just wasn’t absorbent … Continue reading

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