• New Vermont Law Requires Residents to Compost All Food Scraps

    July 28, 2020

    Starting July 1st, Vermont has two new laws designed to reduce waste. One will be easy for residents, as it’s been in the works for a while. Shoppers will need to bring reusable bags or boxes to all retailers or start paying a fee for paper bags. Plastic bags are banned from stores and will […]

  • Unique Ways to Reuse Your Trash and Old Items

    July 22, 2020

    Did you know that per EPA reports, Americans throw away 267.8 million tons of waste each day? It breaks down to just over 4.5 pounds per person each day. Of that waste, about 10% is composted, some is burned for energy, and the rest sits in the landfill where it slowly breaks down. Reusing trash […]

  • Is Reusing & Recycling Safe During The COVID Pandemic?

    July 15, 2020

    When the World Health Organization first announced COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, 2020, no one knew what to expect. Most people had no ideas they’d be working from home offices for months, social distancing, and wearing masks. As some states had to shut down recycling centers and solid waste districts, concerns over reuse and […]

  • Amazon and ERI Launch an Innovative Recycling Bin Program

    July 7, 2020

    Everyone should recycle as much as they can both at home and the office. Landfills are overflowing across the nation and each day more trash is generated. The Global E-Waste Statistics Partnership estimates that each US resident generates around 42 pounds of e-waste each year. Only 25 states have laws that mandate electronics recycling. Only […]

  • BYOB When Visiting California

    July 6, 2020

    If you’re planning a trip to the Golden State in the next few years, be sure to bring your own bottles of shampoo, conditioner and soap.