Garbage in its Place

Written by Lillian & Dave Brummet


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Report any dumping you witness, whether it was done illegally or accidentally - just getrepparttar license number and leaverepparttar 105538 rest torepparttar 105539 officials. Also, report any site where garbage has been left by others. These problems can be reported torepparttar 105540 local city, highway, public works or conservation office. Ask them to arrange for it to be cleaned up. By doing these relatively small actions, we prevent contamination and injuries to people or wildlife inrepparttar 105541 area. When separating recyclable items, we keep a valuable resource out ofrepparttar 105542 landfill. In addition, we maintain a pristine environment for citizens, tourists and wildlife to enjoy. We can all take pride knowing that by keeping garbage in its place, we are makingrepparttar 105543 world just a little better for everyone.



-- Written by Dave and Lillian Brummet based on the concept of their book, Trash Talk. The book offers useful solutions for the individual to reduce waste and better manage resources. A guide for anyone concerned about their impact on the environment. (http://www.sunshinecable.com/~drumit)


Energy Aware and Waste Wise

Written by Lillian & Dave Brummet


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There are many other little things we can do around our home, to save money and reduce waste. Instead of purchasing a plastic drip tray for potted plants, reuse plastic lids from peanut butter or mayonnaise. Often, justrepparttar right size of lid can be found for each potted plant, and most of these are dishwasher safe. Foil food trays also serve this purpose. Plastic containers that fresh herbs are sold in make useful storage packages inrepparttar 105346 kitchen. Dried herbs and vegetables store well in these containers as long asrepparttar 105347 seal is airtight. We once bought some very nice fresh ginger in Vancouverís Chinatown and could not use it all in one recipe. Dave placedrepparttar 105348 peeled and sliced root inrepparttar 105349 herb containers covering it with red wine vinegar. Stored inrepparttar 105350 refrigerator it kept for months this way and made it easy to add fresh tasting ginger to any dish. These are just a few ideas to demonstrate how easy it is to make a difference while saving some money. Imagine how many other small things you can do aroundrepparttar 105351 home or office. Oncerepparttar 105352 ideas have begun to flow, they will cause a ripple effect cascading into other aspects of your life. Then, hopefully, you will think twice before throwing anything intorepparttar 105353 trash.



-- Written by Dave and Lillian Brummet based on the concept of their book, Trash Talk. The book offers useful solutions for the individual to reduce waste and better manage resources. A guide for anyone concerned about their impact on the environment. (http://www.sunshinecable.com/~drumit)


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