Trash Diary 1/12/11

My waste generated from Wednesday.

Napkins, paper towels and tissues (a few each, plus a pocket clean-out with some crumpled up ones left over from the last time I wore my coat.)
Orange juice carton (yes, this is recyclable, but I got it on the go and didn’t have a plastic bag to put the empty in my bag to carry around to work in order to recycle).
Straw (usually I decline, but drinking oj from a little carton on a moving train without a straw leads to oj all over the front of one’s shirt).

Paper bag
a few pieces of paper at work
AM metro newspaper (I like doing the ez crossword in it)

Paper cup with lid


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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