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tag: landfill waste

Who are the Biggest Food Wasters?

My garbage bags have gotten lighter and lighter over the past few years. I could attribute this mitigation to the fact that I am throwing away a lot less food. As a kid, the family garbage can needed …

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10 Easy Ways To Reduce Holiday Waste

The amount of extra waste generated during the holidays is astonishing. Studies reveal waste is increased by 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Years. On the next page is a fabulous infographic t…

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Teach Your Children Well: Make a Reusable Sandwich Wrap

Here is a back to school math problem: How many sandwich bags does a typical American public school class of 20 students throw out during their school years (Kindergarten–12th grade)? Let’s say the …

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