Trash Diary 2/14/11

Here’s my trash diary for valentines day. Lots of plastic packaging – and only one involved a valentine’s day gift (paper and plastic wrapping from non-eco friendly but vibrant, pretty flowers from the hubby).

Trash:
Plastic cup with lid and straw
Napkins
Soiled paper food wrapper
Plastic yogurt cup
Small plastic bag
Plastic wrapping

Recycle:
Foil lid for yogurt
2 small paper bags
Pieces of paper
Paper wrapper

Saved:
Paper coffee cup and lid

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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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