News Archive

Mar 27th

Home and garden waste reduction tips from U.S. EPA

As the spring cleaning and gardening season approaches, families around Wisconsin can use waste reduction tips from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Feb 17th

May 2 Kenosha County Household Hazardous, Electronics and Refrigerant Waste Collection Event

Saturday, May 2rd 8:00am -1:00pm Kenosha County Center Public Works Garage 19600 75th St., Bristol, WI 53104   Stay tuned for more information or contact Amy Greil, Educator at Kenosha County UW-Extension at 262-857-1935

Jan 30th

To End Food Waste, Change Needs To Begin At Home

When you're in the city, you get a lot more fast-food containers with half-eaten food in them," Chappelle says. "A lot more pizza boxes." Food is the largest single source of waste in the U.S. More food ends up in landfills than plastic or paper.

Jan 30th

Out with the old, in with the new — How you can participate in textile recycling

Who didn’t get a new sweater or another article of clothing for the holidays? Or perhaps with a New Year’s goal of weight loss and improved fitness and in a few weeks, a new jean size to boot? Another popular resolution involves decluttering and house cleaning.

Dec 23rd

Composting Through the Winter

First things first: You need to have your compost bin close to the house or be willing to shovel the long path out to it. Although most composting will stop during the winter, you can continue to build the pile.

Dec 19th

Food: An Abundance of Waste

Farmers and growers have made gigantic advancements in food production over the last century, ensuring more food flows from farm to table than at any time in human history.

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