At home we have many waste diversion options available. We have recycling, backyard composting and a curbside compost program. At work I have recycling only. Typically things that I would normally compost at home I throw in the trash at work because that is the only option available to me. Until I had a total 'WTH am I doing' moment. Why was I not bringing my compostables from work home with me to put into our composter? We aren't talking about a large amount of compostables here but every little bit adds up over time.
For the past two weeks I have been bringing my tea bags, kleenex, paper towel, banana peels, apple cores etc. home with me. I am sure people find it odd to see me keep these things and not throw them out. If anyone asks I will just explain what I am doing and why...and who knows maybe it will encourage others to do the same!
What do you have available to you at work? Do have to bringing your trash home with you to be able to divert it from the landfill?
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