Plants such as poinsettias, garlands and wreaths are purchased or gifted for the holidays. Some people choose to throw them away and buy new next year. Instead, consider adding holiday plants and greenery to your backyard compost pile.Read more
Author: Carin Miller
Large Dinner Party? Holiday Planning Can Reduce Wasted Food
It’s the holiday season and time for seasonal gatherings, merrymaking events, large meals, and excess food. With a little bit of planning and creative reuse, you can reduce or eliminate wasted food.Read more
Sustainable Spring Gardening
After a long Northeast Ohio winter, it’s always nice to get outside and start gardening! Before you begin, consider these tips for sustainable spring gardening.Read more
Ho-Ho-Holiday Packaging… Can It Be Recycled?
You’re probably doing a lot of online holiday shopping this year. The many deliveries are creating lots of packaging in your home. So, what to do with all those boxes and envelopes? Packaging materials are incredibly diverse. Can the holiday packaging be recycled? Consider which items can be recycled at home or at a drop-off, reused or placed in the trash.
Before recycling or throwing these items away, consider trying to reuse them.Read more