Welcome to Redefining Trash: A place designed to share insights on how to more responsibly dispose of almost anything and make taking out the trash a thing of the past.

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Good vs. Bad

Good vs. Bad. Not in the Super Friends vs. the Legion of Doom kind of way, but how my view of composting has evolved over time. As I...

Turn, Turn, Turn

If you’ve decided to significantly reduce your household waste by composting (congrats!), you need more information about where to put...

How much kitchen waste a year?

What makes composting such a powerful waste reduction technique? For starters, the average household produces more than 200 pounds of...

# 1 Waste Reduction Technique

When considering all the things people can do to decrease waste, I'd be remiss if I didn't discuss composting. While composting is not as...

Beans, beans, they're good for your...

One reason that people have trouble transitioning to “reduced-waste” (let’s not even go for zero-waste yet) living is the convenience...

Discovering the bulk aisle...

One waste-reduction technique when shopping that is getting a lot of attention lately is buying in bulk. This can include buying products...

Another alternative at the grocery store

Your Earth Day 2019 might have been filled with quizzes, deals, or scary articles, but I maintain that making one small change in your...

To bag or not to bag... Is it a question?

Bringing your own bags to the grocery store may seem old hat, but despite the “mainstream” nature of this action, it simply has not...

From bottle to bar...

I used to buy the largest shampoo bottle possible to reduce my overall plastic consumption (and save a little money). Still, with a...

Plastic Film

While you might think this post is about the ubiquitous plastic bag, it is actually about some of its relatives. Much like today’s DNA...

Eating Out More Responsibly

So many of us enjoy eating out occasionally.  Sometimes no one feels like cooking or other times we are marking an event or milestone...

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