April 10-16 is Food Waste Prevention Week!
How much food are you throwing away? Take note during Food Waste Prevention Week Picture this: a mound of food, sitting in a landfill, weighing as much as 18,000 Subaru…Read More
Earth Day 2022: A Great Success!
We know not all heroes wear capes, but these two earth day heroes sure are rocking theirs! photo credit: www.thesaltyboob.life First, a huge thank you is in order to all…Read More
Why aren’t paper cups recyclable or compostable if they are made from paper?
As events and activities pick up around Central Oregon with spring approaching, community members and businesses frequently ask about recycling and composting paper cups. Why aren’t paper cups recyclable or…Read More
5 Actions to Support Your 2022 Rethink Waste Goals
Heading into the New Year, we might feel inspired to adopt goals in many areas of our lives. Sometimes, these goals become pretty broad, which can be difficult to act…Read More
6 Tips for a Low-Waste Holiday Season
Create memories, not waste this holiday season! Check out these 6 tips for a low-waste holiday season. According to the EPA, American household waste increases by more than 25 percent…Read More
Tips for Keeping Post-Halloween Pumpkins Out of the Landfill
Want to hear something scary? Each year, over a billion pounds of pumpkins are sentenced to landfills across the US. Check out these tips for keeping pumpkins out of the…Read More
Green Spotlight: Grow and Give with the High Desert Food and Farm Alliance
In Deschutes County, 1 in 8 people across the County is food insecure, meaning they don’t always know where their next meal will come from. At the same time, an…Read More
Rethink Food Waste: Preparing Parts and Pieces
If you didn’t get a chance to join us for our virtual event on Monday, May 3, you’re in luck! We have a recording available for you to watch at…Read More
Preventing Food Waste with Roommates
When you’re living with roommates, you probably don’t get the option to store your food like this food storage guide suggests. In my house, we have five people and one…Read More
Use the WHOLE Bird!
I don’t know about you, but my Thanksgiving plans were thwarted by Kate Brown’s newest COVID-prevention orders. My outdoor buffet-style gathering of 7 from 6 different households is no longer…Read More