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Why Secondhand Isn’t Second-rate

Do you think that purchasing items secondhand is an inferior alternative to buying something new? There’s a time and place for new items, but secondhand items are really great options in many cases (and sometimes even better than buying new). Read on for why I think secondhand doesn’t mean second-rate. A couple of weeks ago, …

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Can You Use A Curbside Composting Service If You Live in An Apartment?

Want to compost in an apartment but aren’t sure that a curbside composting company will work for you? Read on to answer your curbside composting questions and find out if a composting service can solve all your food waste woes. Curbside composting services, like WasteWell (the company I own and run), are great options for …

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The Best Masks For Back To School (and anytime)

Need masks for back-to-school season? Check out Beya Made masks, my absolute favorite masks. This post contains affiliate links. School starts soon, and our kids will be wearing masks when they drop their book bags on their new desks this fall. My boys aren’t pumped about wearing masks at school but… it is what it …

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Attend or Host a Class At Your Library

Have you ever thought about hosting a class at your local library? Libraries are community epicenters, and they offer many free and low-cost classes and experiences to their patrons. Share your skills with your community by hosting a class at your local library on a topic about which you are passionate. It’s a great way …

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9 Types of Free Compost Browns | The Simplest Fix For Slow and Slimy Compost Bins

Wondering how to get your compost bin working better? One of the most common questions I get about composting at home often has a really simple solution; beginner composters don’t have enough compost browns in their bin. Read on for nine great sources of brown material for compost bins. This post contains affiliate links. Composting …

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