Category Archives: Trash Diary

Trash Diary 1/21/11

Trash: Paper towels, and napkins Paper food wrapper Plastic bag Recycled: Few pieces of paper Paper food wrapper Glass bottle Saved: Paper cup and lid Advertisements

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Trash Diary 1/22/11

Trash: Egg shells Plastic baggies Food scraps Paper coffee cup and lid K-cups Aluminum foil (baked on food) Recycled: Junk mail (catalogues, envelopes, paper) Paper board food box Saved: Plastic bag

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Trash Diary 1/20/11

Lots of meetings and running around today… Trash: 2 paper coffee cups with lids (pre-meeting coffee, and between meeting coffee) Plastic container (bottom and top) Plastic bag Napkins, paper towels Recycled: Paper bag and paper food wrapper Glass bottle Paper … Continue reading

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Trash Diary 1/19/11

Trash: Plastic salad container and lid Paper cup (coffee for evening meeting) A few napkins and paper towels (actually half a roll of paper towels to soak up a water overflow in the basement because my mop just wasn’t absorbent … Continue reading

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Trash Diary 1/18/11

I’m trying to figure out how I’m using some of the paper towels/napkins so I can ID ways to reduce usage. Trash: 4 napkins (one for the coffee cup leakage, three for breakfast and lunch at catered meeting) 2 plastic … Continue reading

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Trash Diary 1/17/11

Oops a little behind on this one… Trash: Plastic produce bag Apple core and banana peel Paper towel (to wipe off and dry apple after rinsing, one used as a napkin for dinner) Napkins (one for absorbing coffee leakage from … Continue reading

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Trash Diary 1/16/11

Sunday’s waste generation. Not a whole lot. Trash: Paper towels, napkins, tissues Egg shells and food scraps K-cups Recycled: Aluminum foil 2 small cardboard boxes Saved: Nothing today

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