Just How Much Food Waste is There?

Just How Much Food Waste is There?

Food gets wasted every day in one way or another. Maybe there’s just too much on a plate for one to finish, so it gets thrown in the trash. Or leftovers that have gone uneaten rot and need to be disposed of. Whatever the cause, food waste is a serious problem affecting our planet. Read on to learn some eye-opening facts and statistics about food waste in America.

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Garbage Pollution

It’s no secret that millions of tons of trash end up in landfills every year. And unfortunately, some of that trash ends up in our waterways as well as the ocean. But even the trash in the landfills causes pollution of the air. How big of an issue is this pollution from garbage? Read on to learn more!

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What can I recycle

What can I recycle?

What can I recycle?

Recycling greatly reduces our impact on the environment by allowing us to keep waste out of landfills. But sometimes it’s tough to know what you can and can’t recycle. Read on to learn what you can recycle with our quick recycling guide.

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Why you should recycle a computer.

Why You Should Recycle Your Computer

With technology advancing at such a rapid pace, computers nowadays only last for a few years before they’re deemed obsolete. As new programs, apps, or games require higher specs to run, your old hardware will slowly start to be pushed out. When that happens, you’ll likely be looking to throw away your old computer and replace it with a new one. But don’t just throw it away! Computer recycling is a super helpful program that not only helps the environment but helps those in need to have the computers they need to access the internet. Read on to learn more about computer recycling!

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What is compost?

What is Compost?

Every year landfills continue to grow in size. While mostly filled with trash, there is quite a large amount of recyclable items and food waste that takes up additional space. One way we can reduce the impact of these landfills is to recycle, but we can also take part in composting. Keep reading to learn what composting is and how we can use it to positively impact our environment!

What is Compost?

Compost is a nutrient-rich soil conditioner. It is created through the process of composting, which takes various organic material and decomposes them into compost. This soil conditioner is used to:

  • Improve soil structure

  • Enable soil to better retain water, nutrients, and air

  • Helps maintain a neutral pH

  • Protects plants from various diseases

  • Protects against drought

Compost can help improve any type of soil! And since 28 percent of all our waste is yard debris and food waste, we can heavily decrease the amount of waste being brought to our landfills. This reduces the amount of methane released by our waste, protecting the environment.Read more


How to remove asbestos from your home or office safely

How to Dispose of Asbestos Safely

Asbestos can seem like a scary topic, especially if you live in an older home and are planning some renovations. But it doesn’t have to be scary if you know how to dispose of asbestos. With the right contractor, asbestos removal can seem like a breeze, and you can even dispose of asbestos yourself in some cases!

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Why is it Important to Recycle?

Since the 1980s, recycling has been on the forefront of environmentalists to try and reduce the amount of solid waste we as humans produce. By taking waste material and turning it into new, usable objects we are helping to cut down on that solid waste.

But, why is recycling important in the first place? What does the issue of solid waste have to do with us and our planet? Read on to learn what makes recycling so important.

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How to get the smell out of a garbage can

How to get the smell out of a garbage can

Your garbage can over time develop odors that aren’t so pleasant to have in your home. Even if you frequently change out your trash bag, bits of food and other trash get left behind, making your trash can stink. Every once in a while it’s a good idea to give your trash can a good deep clean to get rid of any odors. Read on to learn how to get smell out of your garbage can.

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