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So Much Recycling, So Little Time

[Photo is of the Chester Covanta receiving floor taken by the Delco Times. It still looks like that.] Short story, I hope: I visited the Covanta incinerator in Chester recently and got the full tour of their facility, including getting to stand over the large receiving area where ALMOST ALL of Delco’s trash goes to…

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Cotton Grocery Bags – NOT

This is one of the easiest zero waste swaps. Keep them in your car, and just get in the habit of using them. BUT… Be mindful that cotton bags are NOT environmental. Look for hemp or some other low-impact textile material, even if it’s recycled plastic. And as a reminder… Avoid Grocery Store Plastic Produce…

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Recycled Bathroom and Facial Tissue – Who Knew!

Who knew recycled bathroom tissue (toilet paper) and bamboo facial tissues are a thing?! This example is from whogivesacrap.com, but there are others. (No endorsement here.) They can be competitively priced, with bulk, plastic-free shipping and packaging. Very good quality, especially for the tush (we know ‘dis). We’re not marketing, but noting this because there…

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