A Conversation about the Importance of Reducing, Composting, and Recycling.

by Valerie Doze

Reduce, reuse, recycle. How many times have we heard these three seemingly simple words? How many times have we decided to throw everything in the trash, instead? Is it the confusion over which items can be composted or are actually being recycled that stops us, or the time it takes to take out the food products to the compost bin or rinse out the container and place it in the recycle bin? Or, rather, is it the justification we tell

ourselves that one less plastic container will not help an overly polluted world? No matter the “rationale,” the most recent data from the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) begs us to find a way to reduce the harm we cause the planet. READ MORE