Have you ever really thought about how much you waste each day? As I sit here in an airport beginning my travels for the day I decided to track my waste for today. It’s not even 5am and already I have wasted about half a pound of trash. When I get home tonight I’ll finish my list but here is what I’ve thrown away (or will before 6am) so far. I challenge you all to take a look at your waste for just one day and see where you can change. Here is the deal, anything that goes into a trash can counts. If you recycle it or compost it or it will be reused, it doesn’t count. Remember to include your food waste even at restaurants (unless you know the restuarant composts).
As of 5am:
Two Kleenex tissues
One perscription bag and receipt
One paper boarding pass
One parking receipt
One small plastic cup and lid (fruit salad container)
One plastic fork
One Starbucks Tall cup with lid and sleeve
I’ll update this list when I get back from my trip tonight. I’m already shocked that my list is so long already.
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