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Zero Waste Week Continues

Zero Waste week for The Rubbish Diet Challenge continues. Here’s how we’ve got on so far this week. Monday:   I discarded a bit a of dental floss, a q-tip and a small piece of greasy wax paper.  My husband, Steve, discarded … Continue reading

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The Rubbish Diet – Week 6

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

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Paper towels be gone!

I stowed the paper towel dispenser in the basement (despite much grumbling from the hubby). We will now use dishrags in place of paper towels.  I also replaced the paper napkins with cloth napkins. It should be noted that I … Continue reading

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Love my coffee, love my K-cup?

A good recycler like myself should not purchase single-serve individually packaged anything.  Yet, we have a Keurig coffee machine that uses single-serve coffee units called K-cups. We got the Keurig machine about two-years ago.   Prior to that we used … Continue reading

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Fortune cookie speaks green wisdom

My fortune cookie tonight said, “What is right is often forgotten by what is convenient.” I found this to be very applicable the to great green movement. It is generally considered the ‘right’ thing to do what is ‘green’, like … Continue reading

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