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Change the World, Starting at Your Curb 

Change the World, Starting at Your Curb 

Dear Wally WasteNot, I was evacuated from my home as the River Fire closed in on my neighborhood. My home survived but I know others who were not so lucky. I have heard that the extreme heat/weather and wildfires are impacts from climate change and it will only get...
Rolling in Tires

Rolling in Tires

Dear Wally, I recently saw the news about a huge tire fire in Colorado and until then I never realized they were such a fire hazard. I have some old tires on the side of my house and now I’d really like to get rid of them! I have no other uses for them as a “reuse”...
Reusing items during COVID

Reusing items during COVID

Dear Wally Waste-Not, I recently went to the grocery store and brought my reusable bags but was told that I could not use them or even bring them in the store! What can I do during the COVID-19 pandemic to keep up my good zero waste goals and habits? Sincerely,...
Trash/Litter from Vehicles

Trash/Litter from Vehicles

Dear Wally Waste-Not, I was driving down the road behind a pickup truck and some trash flew out from the back onto the road. Either they didn’t notice or didn’t care, because they kept on driving. How do I report someone who litters from their car? Signed, Litter...
Salad Lover

Salad Lover

Dear Wally, I heard about all the bagged produce that doesn’t make it to stores going to Johnson Canyon Landfill for composting. How are you composting plastic bags and packaging?  Are you paying people to open up all of those bags? That can’t be cost effective....