Tag Archives: Recycling

Alaska Airlines does recycling right

I recently took a trip to the northwest from NYC.  The best thing about it? Knowing that Alaska Airlines makes an effort to recycle. Since Alaska Airlines doesn’t typically operate out of my airports of choice (JFK or LGA) I … Continue reading

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Recycling thumbs up to No nonsense for pantyhose take-back

Yes you can recycle pantyhose. I had no idea. No nonsense will take back any brand of pantyhose. All you have to do is download a mailing label, box ’em up and ship ’em out. (Yeah, you have to pay … Continue reading

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Public Recycling Does Work

Public recycling works. At least that is my unofficial take on the matter. I’m constantly looking in trash and recycling bins. In the past two years, when I’ve come across a public recycling bin and looked in I’m usually pleasantly … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Trash Diary 2/10/11

Out of the office meetings = disposable coffee cups. Trash: 2 paper coffee cups and lids (after morning meeting and then during late afternoon meeting) A few napkins (with associated coffee cups) Granola bar wrapper soiled paper food wrapper Plastic … Continue reading

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Trash Diary 2/9/11

No recycling horrors of circumstance today, but now that I’ve got the napkins reduced, now deciding what should be next… Trash: Paper towel (used 1 as a plate for lunch instead of an actual plate at my desk, and another … Continue reading

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Trash Diary 2/8/11

My reusable mug does not leak any more! I realized I had a crack in the lid and was able to swap it out, so I’m using way less napkins now that I don’t have to worry about coffee spillage … Continue reading

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