Paper Padded Mailer

I took a basically new box of paper padded mailers over to Austin Creative Reuse (ACR) from my church. They were super excited to receive them as ACR does a lot of work with teachers and has a very high (97-98%) diversion rate. Our church admin confirmed that we would never use these and never…

Recycling Center 01.05.24

I went to the recycling center this morning for my neighbors to drop off all the things collected on my porch.  The car was full and my son could not fit.– Styrofoam especially from new items from the holidays– plastic bags– hard plastics smaller than a hand– scrap metal and small bits– broken lamp, computer light…

Book Donations to Recycled Reads

I’ve been busy at church the last few months. I joined a new church last summer, and not only am I jumping in with regular church activities, but I was also preparing for our church’s 150th Anniversary celebration earlier this month cleaning, clearing, organizing and revitalizing the space. Church muscles were grown and I am…

Buy Nothing Friday 2023

It’s Buy Nothing Day! Consider doing non-purchasing activities like going outside, reading, self-care, crafting, or unsubscribing and unfollowing product pages and sites. Tomorrow is Small Business Saturday so find a local small business to support for items you do want to buy new and don’t forget experiences and secondhand items make wonderful gifts and use…