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!
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.
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.