I Believe In Recycling

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 250 People

    Coffee Grounds, And Leaf Mowing

    I put my coffee grounds in my garden. It saves on trash, and it helps plants to grow better, a win-win situation. My neighbors must think I'm crazy, dumping my grounds out in my garden every mourning. I sometimes keep the grounds in a stainless steel container if the weather...
    tomkojohn tomkojohn
    51-55, M
    Nov 20, 2012

    Compost

    I tried researching indoor composting, but wasn't very confident in doing it indoors. Since I live in an apartment, I put my compost bin just outside my door. So far there is no odor, but I'm not sure if its turning out well. I put some fruit skins in, I think I shouldn't have...
    lonelydinosaur lonelydinosaur
    26-30, F
    Sep 9, 2013

    I Do, I Do!

    I recycle as much as possible and hate to throw anything away. I'll give it away, donate it, re-purpose it. Anything I can to not toss it.
    Sasha4Buck Sasha4Buck
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 12, 2011
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 30, 2013

    Perseverance

    Recycling and cycling both make me worry that the effort I put into ‘trying to save the planet’ is rather pointless.  Every bike ride, every minute I spend separating packaging, seems unlikely to make the difference.  I know that I can be a good example for my kids, and...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    46-50
    Jan 29, 2012

    Recycle

    I believe in recycling. I do it as much as possible.It's a good thing to be green :)
    kes36 kes36
    22-25, F
    Nov 10, 2012

    Want To Start Waste Sorting In The Community

    My apartment has a good waste management service, but the thing is I want it to be more efficient. I want to start a waste segregation system before all the other things go to the dumps. I sort out my wastes, but because its so hard to find recycling centers here, I end up...
    lonelydinosaur lonelydinosaur
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 14, 2013
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