Paper To-Go Containers

Paper To-Go Containers

🔥 Got FirehouseSubs to-go containers? If they look like these: cardboard/egg carton type material and tear, they’re compostable. ✒️P.S. I’m not specifically calling out Firehouse Subs, this is just what keeps ending up on my porch. 🗑If the paper snags a bit like it’s stuck (modern butcher paper), it’s coated in plastic and should be…

Compost: Pie Box

Compost: Pie Box

Food soiled paper can be composted. Trash any plastic film and you can put the food-soiled paper in your compost cart or compost system at home. If you can’t poke your finger through it, it’s cellophane and goes in the trash. If at home, take the stickers off as they may not break down properly…

Lo Salt

Lo Salt

I just finished a Lot Salt and you can recycle this IF you take it apart, otherwise trash it if it’s intact. All three parts can be recycled once disassembled. Cardboard in your single stream recycling carts and the plastic and metal in Scrap Metal and Hard Plastics at your recycling center. Remember that if…

Chopsticks

Chopsticks

Ask you shall receive. I’ve been meaning to add chopsticks to my compost education board of items that can be composted. All food-related wood can be composted: popsicle sticks, kabob sticks or skewers and chopsticks. I don’t have any in the house and I wasn’t sure I had any in my utensil collection bin from…

Cooking Oil and Grease

Cooking Oil and Grease

Drop off this household hazardous waste at the Recycle & Reuse Drop-off Center, where it will be safely disposed of, recycled or reused.  If brought to the Recycle & Reuse Drop-off Center, oil must be in containers smaller than five-gallon capacity. [This is a one-gallon coconut oil bucket. Costco’s Kirkland salted peanuts come in a nice…

Herbs and Spices

Herbs and Spices

It’s about that time again to clear out expired items. We’re going to talk about herbs and spices. I’ve pulled storage information from some recognizable names. At this point I basically use salt, pepper and fajita spice (my husband uses a bit more) so I needed some assistance. The featured image here is from our…