Brownie Bags

I was craving brownies Friday so I bought a mix while I was out. Not all baking mixes come in the opaque bag that you can rinse, dry and recycle with plastic bags. Some mixes come in the silvery bag that goes in the trash. You get a feel for the possibility or you learn…

Bubble Wrap

Bubble wrap is recyclable in plastic bag drop-off stations. You don’t have to pop the bubbles. See https://how2recycle.info/sdo for more plastic bag and plastic film acceptable items and recycling locations. Most grocery stores have bag recycling stations located near the store entrance, sometimes the exit, where you can put bags and film in. If you live in…

Reuse Plastic Eggs

My neighborhood collects plastic eggs to reuse each year. Each year we hold a neighborhood egg hunt. See if there is a neighborhood organization, church group or craft organization that would be interested near you. Submit eggs closed to help the volunteers. Recycle broken plastic eggs in your curbside recycling if your provider will allow,…

Coconut Scrubbers

Coconut scrubbers are super easy to use, gentle but effective on all my pans and dishes (no scratches), and can be composted when they’re past usefulness. You don’t have to recycle a metal scrubber at a special location like a scrap metal collector or recycling center, or in a special program, and it’s not like…

A Letter: Sandwich Cookies

All opinions stated are my own and I purchased these cookies myself. I’m going to start sharing examples of letters and inquiries I make to companies. I hope this gives you some helpful examples, both of decisions you can make and letters you may write. Our family loves chocolate sandwich cookies. Normally we only buy…