Green, sustainable Christmas

I keep seeing the statistic that in December (that is, roughly between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day), Americans produce 25% more trash than at any other time of the year. We buy and send Christmas (or Hanukkah or Kwanzaa) presents … Continue reading

The cost of convenience in trash collection

I’m dating myself here, but as child growing up in the late 1950s, I remember my mother carefully wrapping the garbage (food wastes) in newspapers every night and putting them in the garbage can by the garage. A company emptied … Continue reading