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How Did You Celebrate America Recycles Day?

Schools, businesses, government agencies and associations throughout the state held America Recycles Day (November 15) events to build awareness of the value and importance of recycling. Click here to see those who have registered their program with Keep America Beautiful.

Reuse in action …

A couple of weeks ago, my sister and I visited the Durham Fair in CT. We enjoyed roaming through the animal barns, viewing the many exhibits, savoring the array of foods (those curly fries were awesome), and tapping our feet to some great music. But what struck us the most – at least me – was what we found in the Horticultural Exhibition Hall. 

78,000 Pounds of Compost for Alexandria’s New Resource Recovery Division

Welcome to the one and only, Ladies of Manure!

"A pictorial calendar that will get you to rethink all your waste, even your daily # 1's and 2's."

TMI…Junk Mail or Economic Engine?

The other day, I arrived at our community mailbox about the same time as the mailman. While waiting for him to get to my box, I made the mistake of lamenting that 90% of my mail goes straight into the recycle bin. Of course, he gave me the look that said, “and how do you think I make a living?”