Recycle All Your Paper. All the Time. Your unwanted paper products—newspapers, catalogs, magazines, junk mail, cereal boxes, wrapping paper, cardboard, even your children’s “almost-masterpieces”—are valuable resources that can be recycled into new products. Make sure everyone in your household knows to … Continue reading
Here are some tips to make it easy and clean. Line It You can line it with a compostable bag to make things even tidier. Just make sure the bag is BPI-certified. Or, use newspaper (see below).
Food scraps and food-soiled paper are the largest single item in our waste stream — making up approximately 35% of what we throw away in Alameda County. Food is too essential to throw away. By making small shifts in how you … Continue reading
Currently, about 10% of the items in the landfill cart are recyclable bottles, cans and paper. That’s a good start. Now, let’s get that last 10%. Here’s what goes in the recycling bin: Glass bottles and jars Aluminum and tin … Continue reading
Did you know that food scraps and items like coffee filters can be put in your green waste bin for recycling? In addition to yard trimmings, wood waste, and food scraps, other things such as paper towels, pizza boxes, ice … Continue reading