Waste – Free Wrapping

It is estimated that between Thanksgiving and the New Year, an extra
million tons of waste (an average of 25% more) are generated nationwide each week.
In fact, 38,000 miles of ribbon alone is thrown out each year – enough to tie
a bow around the Earth! Most wrapping paper cannot be recycled in our area due
to the metallic dyes used in making it.
Click here for tips for more environmentally-friendly gift wrap.

Don’t forget your furry friends this winter!

Click here for a printable brochure containing instructions for making wildlife-friendly tree ornaments (PDF).

Dealing with De-Icers

When winter strikes, homeowners use a variety of chemicals on icy sidewalks
and driveways to make them safe, but are they safe for the environment?
Click here to read about a few things that you might want to consider before heading outside.

Leaf Management

When considering your leaf management options, it is important to realize the
value of your leaves and to make an informed choice about
leaf removal/disposal. Click here for more information.