5 Ways to Reduce Your Contribution to the Landfill

Throw it away? There’s no such place as away. What you throw in the trash usually winds up in a landfill. It might not be local. If your municipality must send trash to a distant landfill, it means sending full … Continue reading

Hazardous household wastes: Do you know what you can’t throw out?

Imagine you teach an introduction to chemistry. One of your students proposes an experiment: mix together all the used oil, unneeded paint, expired prescription medicines, pesticides, and all the various products that accumulate under the sinks in a typical house … Continue reading