Sustainability

The Truth About Recycling and The Blue Bin

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Recycling and The Blue Bin Many use the blue bin to place their recyclables to the curb for pick-up.  That’s a noble effort, indeed.  The truth about where the recyclables end up is not what you’re going to want to believe.  Every bit of it is eventually disposed of at the landfill.  Recycling in the…

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A Step by Step Guide to Lath and Plaster Removal

This DIY guide makes this intimidating task possible for anybody! Lath and plaster removal can be a do-it-yourself project! Lath and plaster are prone to sagging, cracking and even partially falling down. Do not be intimidated by advice that suggests removing period lath and plaster is too hard to do yourself. With a little elbow…

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Decluttering Your Home Before Baby Arrives

A guide to decluttering & getting your home in shape before your due date! Whether “nesting” has set in or not, you probably have a few things you want to accomplish before the birth of your newborn. Decluttering is a smart place to start. While adding in baby’s new items, you may find you have…

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Benefits of Single Stream Recycling

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Single stream recycling is a glorious thing! Single stream recycling helps keep landfills from overflowing by making recycling easy and convenient. Imagine a world where you can take all your recyclables such as paper, glass, metals, and plastics and toss them into a single bin rather than taking the time and space to sort them. Lucky…

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4 Tips for Going Zero Waste

Eliminate excess waste with these easy-to-follow tips. If you are ready to get started on waste reduction and preserving the environment, going zero waste is probably something of interest to you. Many people feel intimidated or confused about a zero waste lifestyle and struggle to get started as a result. Below are some good places…

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