Sustainable and toxin-free living

Sustainable and toxin-free living

How to Reuse, Recycle, and Save Old Medical Supplies From the Landfill

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  • Feb 14, 2017
I have had more trips to the emergency room in my lifetime than I do fingers on my hands, and each visit I left with more stuff than I came with. That stuff, miscellaneous medical supplies like gauze, ace bandages, and a pair of crutches, would sit and linger in my apartment...

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What Can You Recycle in NYC?

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  • Jul 2, 2013
ZOMG! You can now put your greek yogurt cups and takeout containers in the recycling bin. And apparently, no one cares. Because I barely heard a peep about this (what I consider) extremely important milestone in New York City history when it was announced in April.
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You Know You’re a Green New Yorker When …

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  • Jun 19, 2013
You feel gratified when you see a homeless person fishing recyclables out of the trash. You love the subway system in theory, but cuss it out at least once a week. You get bike rage instead of road rage. ^!@&%* pedestrians! You’ve waited for more than 25 minutes in a...
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Get This Green App! Paper Karma

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  • Mar 13, 2012
It’s not often I develop such an intimate relationship with a green app. Usually I think it’s a really cool idea and then forget all about it. (Sorry, iRecycle.) But this app couldn’t have come at a better time. I’ve been living in my current apartment for six months, and...
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