Trash Diary 1/10/11

Monday’s recap.

Trash:
Napkins, paper towels, tissues
Plastic cup and lid
Soiled paper food wrapper
Small plastic wrapper
Apple core
Kitty litter in plastic bag
Dental floss container (oops, just realized I haven’t been including the floss in the daily trash column)

Recycled:
Five pieces of white paper (two pages were a printer mishap)
Aluminum foil
Glass bottle (non-redeemable)

Saved:
Paper cup and lid
Plastic clamshell (by asking for my deli order in paper wrap only)
Plastic bag (just say no)

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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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