DIY Waste Audit by the Sierra Club

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This spring we are going to focus on waste reduction. Specifically, food waste. Check out weekly posts for tips on how to reduce personal and school cafeteria food waste.  Let’s begin…

Waste audits are the essential first step to reducing your trash.  Think of landfills as acne on the face of our planet: The more junk we bury, the worse the breakout is. An average person generates 4.5 lbs of waste a day, and the EPA says 75% of that could be recycled. On top of that, it’s estimated that 21.5 million tons of food waste goes to landfills each year. Read full article from the Sierra Club:  http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/green-life/2014/04/diy-waste-audit?suppress=true&utm_source=greenlife&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter

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