The average American generates 4.6 pounds of trash per day. 2 1/2 lbs goes to landfill and the remainder is recycled or incinerated. Before putting something in your trash can or taking it the curb, think about possible sustainable you can implement. Try purchasing reusable dish rags over sponges, or towels instead of the paper version. You can even challenge your household: Set one small trash bin out for each member of your household, and see who has the most in it each week. The loser takes out everyone's trash for one month. Readers, what can you change in your household? Please share in the comments.
Lunch-breaks are always a nice interruption to your chaotic work-days. Trying to green your midday dining?
Is running to Wawa or Starbucks for morning coffee a part of your daily routine? If so, bring your own reusable mug with you. You'll avoid wasting