Zero Waste

Plastic Pollution Solutions: Keeping it Kid-Friendly

By |2019-04-07T14:11:07-04:00March 20th, 2019|Sustainability, Waste Diversion, Zero Waste|

Earlier this week, we discussed the proliferation of plastic in the home. As the rate of plastic production and consumption increases, it becomes even more of a concern for future generations. Because most plastic is produced from chemicals derived from fossil fuels, it never truly breaks down or disappears. All of the plastic that has

Plastic Pollution Solutions: Home, Sweet Home

By |2019-04-07T14:11:47-04:00March 18th, 2019|Green for Homes, Sustainability, Waste Diversion, Zero Waste|

According to the EPA, over 8.3 billion tons of plastic has been produced since the early 1950’s. That’s more than the weight of the entire human population! In 2015 alone, the US produced 34.5 million tons of plastic, including packaging, durable goods, and disposable items. The rate of plastic production and consumption has grown faster

EcoFellows (try to) Live Zero Waste for a Week

By |2019-04-07T14:14:16-04:00February 15th, 2019|EcoFellows, Sustainability, Waste Diversion, Zero Waste|

When thinking of living a zero waste lifestyle, mainstream media pictures a mason jar with years of trash stuffed inside. This is a popular approach for bloggers who, after maximizing recycling, donation, compost, and purchasing reduction opportunities, provide a visualization of their impact by fitting the leftover waste in a jar. We wrote a blog

Is the Zero Waste Lifestyle Possible for Me?

By |2018-10-02T16:12:58-04:00October 2nd, 2018|Food Waste, Sustainability, Waste Diversion, Zero Waste|

Mason jars, stainless steel straws, and reusable shopping bags. Most of us have heard of these items as tools to help us reduce waste in our daily lives. In fact, the Center for EcoTechnology has written a few blogs about this concept of zero waste before, highlighting ways to incorporate waste free actions into our

Make Your 4th of July Red, White, Blue, and GREEN!

By |2018-07-25T11:30:07-04:00July 3rd, 2018|Food Waste, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Waste Diversion, Zero Waste|

Summer is here, and party season is in full swing. With Independence Day just around the corner, there are preparations to be made! We have some tips to help you save some money, reduce your waste, and make your 4th of July green, as well as red, white, and blue! Planning Bring reusable bags while shopping

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