Back to School and Office Supplies

Back to School and Office Supplies

This month Earth 911 posted an article titled, “Everything Your Child Needs for a Waste-Free School Year” and “Be Prepared: Your Complete Back-to-School Guide” These articles point out some new “green” school and office supplies that are more environmentally friendly than traditional supplies. However; while I appreciate their intent, and yes compostable materials and recycled…

Austin Creative Reuse: School Supplies, Crafts & Hobbies

Austin Creative Reuse: School Supplies, Crafts & Hobbies

Crafts, Hobbies and Stationary at great low prices! Austin Creative Reuse is a great place in Austin you may not know about! You can donate your old school supplies, office supplies, craft, and hobby materials and anything else you think might be good for creative purposes and they’ll collect them, sort them, and sell them…

RETHINK: Toothbrushes

RETHINK: Toothbrushes

One of the more recent questions I’ve been getting is can my toothbrush be recycled. Probably not and definitely not in the blue single-stream carts. Most toothbrushes are plastic; however the bristles are nylon and the gripy stuff is a kind of polymer. So basically it’s a composite/mixed material and it’s not recyclable in most…