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  • Reducing Waste at Home

    Set up a composting bin at home for yard waste. The Roseville Utility Exploration Center offers“how-to” classes on how to start your own green waste composting bin in your backyard. Or you can set up a worm composting bin to compost fruit and vegetable scraps from the kitchen.More…

  • Reducing Waste at Work

    One of the top sources of waste is paper — print double-sided where you can. Set your office copy machine to print double-sided as the default. Buy refurbished toner cartridges which are just as effective as a new toner cartridges. Pack a no-waste lunch for work. Use a…

  • Recycling and You: Placer County California

    Recycling is a fundamentally important conservation concept that often dominates the conversation about how we can help the environment. Two other concepts, “Reduce” and “Reuse” actually provide a much higher return for the environment for the effort expended. If you are looking to take action beyond recycling, check…

  • Consider packing zero waste lunch this school year

    School’s around the corner which means it’s back to making lunches — yes, one of many people’s least favorite things to do. Did you know that the average U.S. student generates 67 pounds of lunch waste each year?  That’s more than 18,000 pounds per school!  If you don’t…

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