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  • 3 Heartfelt Ways to Reduce Waste for Valentine’s Day

    Hello neighbors. It’s February! That means romance is in the air as Valentine’s Day approaches. But what’s sure to break your heart is the vast amount of waste we toss into our One Big Bin in the name of love. In 2017, Americans were expected to spend $18.2…

  • 5 Cheerful Ways to Reduce Waste during the Holiday Season

    Seasons greetings neighbors! December is upon us and preparing for a joyous holiday season can leave a mountain of waste in our One Big Bins. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, Americans toss 25 percent more trash than during the rest of the year. All of that extra…

  • 7 Ways To Scare Away the Waste this Halloween

    Hello neighbors! The signs are all here: The weather is cooling off, the days are getting shorter, and the smell of pumpkin spice is lingering from every coffee shop in Placer County. It’s October and Halloween is just around the corner! Every year we promise ourselves to not…

  • Reuse – Time To Rethink “Just Toss It.”

    Making smart decisions affect you and your family. Reusing items that are perfectly fine instead of buying new is better for the environment and easy on the pocketbook. Reusing reduces the amount of garbage in our landfills. Here are some tips to incorporate the concept of “reuse” into…

  • 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…

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