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Paper Waste and What We Can Do About It

Paper waste

With the influx of heightened technology, long gone are the days where you have to constantly tote around a pen and pencil to jot down important details. Almost everything you could possibly need to write down can be done on a device, whether on your phone or mobile invention of choice. From calendars to reminder notes, you can just enter information to look at later. Not to mention the availability of online books, magazine subscriptions and virtual offices, most things that were once on paper are now additionally, or exclusively, online. Despite these technological conveniences, paper still remains a mass… read more

You Don’t Have To Buy These 4 Products

You Don’t Have To Buy These 4 Products

There are chemical concoctions for nearly every need. Often there are alternatives to the store bought versions that can be made at home with only a few supplies. Here are 4 simple to make items that you can replicate more naturally at home. Disinfectant Wipes Handy, convenient and perfect for quick clean-ups, these are hard to resist purchasing. However, if eliminating paper waste and chemical exposure is on the agenda, then try Live Renewed’s homemade cleaning wipes. Made with recycled paper towels or reusable cloths, these work just as good as a pricey container. There are 2 recipes to choose from that… read more

3 Practical and Easy Recycled Paper Projects

3 Practical and Easy Recycled Paper Projects

The amount of U.S. paper waste totals about 29%, and paper is the most discarded solid waste product (EPA.gov). Recycling greatly reduces the amount that is thrown out but there are also many ways to use paper again. If you have an appreciation for the practical and have lots of stray papers lying around or are always doing the recycling paper toss, these are a few ways to reuse paper in the home or office. Turn Recycled Papers Into Stationary Colored, textured and other mixed media stationary can be made from usual throw-outs like junk mail, flyers or cards. Add… read more