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areca palm leaf plate

Eco- Friendly Areca Palm Leaf Plates- Compostable & Sustainable For Zero Waste Living

September 27, 2019

....no chemicals are used, and they are 100% compostable and biodegradable. These plates will hold up in the refrigerator and microwave, and can be reused when used with dry foods. Because they are made from 100% natural materials, each plate is like a snowflake; unique in its patterns, colors and variations. They make a beautiful addition to any home, party, wedding, BBQ or event, and you can feel good about disposing them. Add them to your compost bin and in 60 days, they will again become a part of the earth.

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Repurposing Waste

Repurposing Waste

August 06, 2019

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Composting - Green and Brown Materials

July 28, 2019

Compost Materials Resources - Green, brown to use and items to avoid

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landfill waste

It's Just One Toothbrush.... Why Bamboo Is Better

July 25, 2019

If 327.2 million people change their toothbrush every three months, we are putting 1,308,800,000 toothbrushes in landfills each year. That's over ONE BILLION toothbrushes that will end up in a landfill in the United States alone. 

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The Truth About Recycling

The Truth About Recycling

July 21, 2019

  • Over the last ten years, we have produced more plastic than during the whole of the last century.
  • 50 percent of the plastic we use, we use just once and throw away.
  • The average American throws away approximately 185 pounds of plastic per year.
  • It takes 500-1,000 years for plastic to degrade.
  • Plastic constitutes approximately 90 percent of all trash floating on the ocean's surface, with 46,000 pieces of plastic per square mile.
  • One million sea birds and 100,000 marine mammals are killed annually from plastic in our oceans.
  • The EPA estimates that 75% of the American waste stream is recyclable, but we only recycle about 30% of it.

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Composting Basics: A Beginner's Tale

Composting Basics: A Beginner's Tale

July 14, 2019

Composting reduces greenhouse gasses, reduces landfill waste, provides nutrients to soil and has a variety of other benefits.

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