Trash Diary – 1/1/11

What did I throw away on the first day of 2011?

Trash:
new sponge wrapper (old sponge kept, for now)
4 keruig k-cups
handful of tissues
foam from nook cover packaging
egg shell
fruit that was starting to go bad
single serve yogurt container
several paper towels

Recycled:
nook cover packaging (durable plastic bag, saved for later; paper board instructions, recycled)
alum foil pie tray (rinsed it off first)
paper board box and paper wrapping (food box)
yogurt container box (six single-serve containers in a cardboard box, good deal)
yogurt container foil top

Saved:
nothing today

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About Amy Marpman

Director of Recycling Services at Great Forest, Inc. in NYC. Continually finding the balance of idealism with the practical realities that make or break recycling programs.
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