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…

Pet Food Packaging

Pet Food Packaging

More and more companies are working with TerraCycle to recycle their pet food packaging bags and pouches. These bags and pouches are not normally recyclable locally because they are a mix of materials (a composite) or a mix of plastics and single-stream recycling only processes single source items. If there are choices you make for…

End of Year Donations

End of Year Donations

Ever since I was a little girl, December was a big cleaning and clearing out month for me. I’m not sure if my mom ever said anything directly, I just new that historically there would be some new things coming into my room and life and that I wanted to have a clean and ready…