Saturday, October 30, 2010

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle...

That's the saying right?

Well lets see since I have started my compost pile, my 3 person family has cut our trash weekly from 3 bags to 2... but then we got our recycling bins!!

A simple bin made from blue plastic with a white arrow design.. how simple yet remarkable!!
We recycle all our 2 liters, cardboard paper(cereal boxes, fruit snack boxes, etc)..

WE ARE NOW DOWN TO 1 MAYBE 1 1/2 GARBAGE BAGS PER WEEK!!!

Compost:
Coffee Filters
Tea Bags
Dryer Lint
Paper Towels/Napkins
Chicken Droppings
Fruit Scraps
Veggie Scraps
Egg Shells
Moldy Bread
Newspaper (shredded)
Junk Mail (no glossy or plastic pieces)
Dead Grass Clippings
Straw/ Hay
Stale Crackers
Cooked Pasta
Paper towel Rolls
Pizza Boxes Ripped Up
Wine corks
Stale Beer/Wine
Paper egg cartons
Paper Cupcake/ muffin cups
Hair (from hairbrush don't go and chop off the husbands hair in his sleep)
Cotton Balls
Urine
Nail Clippings
Pencil Shavings
Receipts
Matches
Ashes
Jack o lanterns

Whew there is of course more but I wanted to let people know there is SO much more stuff you can compost them most think! So stop tossing and compost!!

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