Talking Trash

Keep your reuseable bags clean

Keep your reuseable bags clean

Reusable shopping bags are handy and durable, but they aren’t self-cleaning. Here are some tips to keep your reusable shopping bags clean and your family healthy! •Wash your hands after you get home from the store and before unloading grocery bags. •Launder reusable...

Food expert focuses on food waste

Food expert focuses on food waste

Andrew Zimmern partners with ALDI to promote waste reduction in the kitchen. Image Credit: @chefaz/Instagram According to the USDA, as much as 30-40% of our food supply goes to waste. That’s a lot of food tossed out or left to rot that families across the country...

Reduce your use of plastic disposables

Reduce your use of plastic disposables

Have you ever stopped to think that plastic takeout containers, shopping bags, straws, spoons, forks, cups, and lids are all made to be used once and then tossed into the trash? In today’s world, there are many things we use just once. And a lot of single-use items...

#152andYou Litter Challenge

#152andYou Litter Challenge

Want to help create a litter-free community? Take the Keep America Beautiful (KAB) 152andYou Challenge! Last week, we shared results from the KAB 2020 National Litter Study. In response to the study, KAB is challenging each person to pick up 152 pieces of litter each....

Don’t Trash Old Electronics — Reuse or Recycle Instead

Don’t Trash Old Electronics — Reuse or Recycle Instead

The average American home has about 28 electronic products, such as personal computers, mobile phones, televisions, and e-readers. Typically, about 12 of these electronic devices are connected to the internet — a number that experts predict will increase to 20 by...