Reuse to Lessen Your Impact with These Tips

Reuse to Lessen Your Impact with These Tips

How much of your household waste could be reduced or eliminated with a little effort and some creative thinking?  It is easy to look at a jar after it is emptied and decide to recycle it or throw it away, although hopefully you will choose recycling over throwing...
5 Ways to Reduce Your Household Waste

5 Ways to Reduce Your Household Waste

Household waste is a part of everyone’s lives.  We cannot get away from it at home, work, school, or play.  The household waste we produce ends up in landfills, along the side of the road, and in the waterways.  Reducing the amount of waste you...
Preventing Food Wastes at Schools!

Preventing Food Wastes at Schools!

Americans waste enough food everyday that is probably more than a stadium. While food waste would always remain a consequence, there are still ways to prevent and manage them. On Zero Waste D.C.’s website, there are some ideas for prevention and...
Fall 2018 Volunteer Opportunities!

Fall 2018 Volunteer Opportunities!

Want more volunteer hours? Looking for some fun?  Coming up on the weekends we have exciting opportunities during the fall season!  We’re looking for volunteers to do 2 hours shifts. Please e-mail njackson@kpwb.org for more information! We...
Ecofriendly Products: Five Ideas for Your Shopping List

Ecofriendly Products: Five Ideas for Your Shopping List

We all want to keep our environment out of harm’s way. We recycle, upcycle, and clean litter in our communities to help preserve the environment. But did you know that you could also be helping the environment through smart buying choices? For just about every...
Eight Things You Probably Never Thought to Recycle

Eight Things You Probably Never Thought to Recycle

Did you know that 25 million plastic bottles are thrown away every hour, just within America?  Or that 85 million tons of paper is used each year? (University of Southern Indiana, n.d.). This enormous use of resources is a pretty major issue for the environment....