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Monthly Archives: February 2012
This week’s rubbish diet challenge is the trash even trash talkers don’t like to talk about… bathroom waste. I do a lot of waste audits for work, and in an office building we count bathroom trash as a separate category … Continue reading
Took a pic of the garbage truck through the window. They come through my neighborhood every Monday and Thursday. Everyone puts their trash out on the curb the night before and it is magically whisked away by DSNY.
We didn’t put out any trash for pick-up last week or on Monday. We did, however, put out some trash this morning. It’s hard to tell from the pic but that is a full bag of kitchen trash (two weeks … Continue reading
We are already starting week 5 of The Rubbish Diet and I have some success to report: we did not put any trash out for pick-up during week 4! That doesn’t mean we didn’t generate any waste, but it was … Continue reading
The Rubbish Diet Challenge this past week is cleaning up around the house. I got to thinking about what we already do and what more we can do in our quest to maintain cleanliness. Then I started thinking about all the chores I’m … Continue reading
NYC has a great resource in the Lower Eastside Ecology Center. They have lots and lots of information, they coordinate with community gardens for resident food waste drop-off and they even sell worms for vermiculture. We also have botanical … Continue reading