Zero Waste Lifestyle: Place a Recycling Bin in Your Home

Zero Waste Lifestyle: Place a Recycling Bin in Your Home | Ordered and Organized
Last updated: August 4, 2018 at 15:47 pm

 

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This is the first post in a series about pursuing a zero waste lifestyle.  Visit again soon for more ideas and tips on going zero waste.

My husband and I are growing increasingly zealous about trying to lead a zero waste lifestyle.  I scoped out stainless steel straws on Amazon long before the Starbucks announcement, y’all.  We’ve used cloth napkins and bar mops rather than paper towels for most of our married life.  And while we’ve long been on the reusable shopping bag bandwagon, we also use reusable produce bags instead of those you pull off the roll at the store.  So of course we recycle religiously.  In fact, we drove our recyclables to the recycling station in the past when recycling wasn’t available at our apartment.

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Your High Schooler Needs This Book

The Graduate Survival Guide: 5 Mistakes You Can't Afford To Make In College | Ordered and Organized

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If you follow me on Instagram, you know I’m a Dave Ramsey follower.  It’s no surprise, then, that I think The Graduate Survival Guide:  5 Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make in College, co-authored by Ramsey’s daughter Rachel and Anthony O’Neal, is a winner for folks trying to instill financial wisdom in their high schoolers.

The Graduate Survival Guide is a quick read–I read it in less than an hour on a trip to the doctor’s office–and one that the kid in your life needs before he or she graduates from high school, preferably during his or her sophomore or junior year.  (Actually, I think I would have benefited from reading it before freshman year since that is when I buckled down and started working toward scholarships.).

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