• Are you ready to UPCYCLE?

    We’ve all heard a lot about the 3Rs, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle… but there is a new kid in town (not so new after all…) that makes it all more interesting: UPcycle!   What is it? what does it mean? “Upcycling is the process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials or products […]

    Updated: 27 March, 2013

  • Pack a Waste-Free Lunch

    A waste-free lunch means that you have no packaging to throw away when you’re done – nothing other than apple cores, banana and orange peels, peach or cherry pits. The best way to reduce garbage is to not create it. (source: Environmental Forum of Marin) Five Simple Ways to Pack a Waste-Free Lunch YES REUSABLE […]

    Updated: 07 December, 2010

  • Putting the R’s into action is what it is all about:

    We are quickly running out of space, don’t buy things you don’t need or items that come in wasteful packaging or that cannot be recycled. More than 30% of our waste is packaging materials. Where does it all go? Some 85% of our garbage is sent to landfills, where it can take from 100 to […]

    Updated: 07 June, 2010