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  • Hungry for sustainable solutions

    Hungry for sustainable solutions According to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), an estimated 30-40% of food in the United States goes to waste. That is more than one-third of our food! Imagine going to the grocery store, and after paying for your items, you simply throw away…

  • Trash & Recycling 101

    Trash & Recycling 101 Your One Big Bin makes it simple to dispose of trash and recycling by allowing you to place it all in the same bin. Thanks to the Western Placer Waste Management Authority’s (WPWMA) Materials Recovery Facility, (MRF pronounced Murf) the sorting is done for…

  • Tips for Reducing Meal Prep Waste

    Tips for Reducing Meal Prep Waste You’re already making a healthy choice by taking the time to meal prep. Good for you! Now it’s time to make healthy choices for the environment as you meal prep. Sound like too much work? It only takes a little effort to…

  • How You Can Help Reduce Waste

    Reduce your waste and compost for your community! Composting at home is the process of recycling organic material into rich soil. It’s great for the garden and easy! Tips for composting: Place fruit and vegetable scraps, coffee grounds, and eggshells into a compost container or start a pile in…

  • Rid Responsibly When Seeking a Clutter-free Life

    Clutter free is the new “in”.. Popular TV shows and blogs promote minimalism, and keeping only possessions that “inspire joy”. And now, the rampant consumerism of yesteryear is giving way to the new principles of minimalism. So this spring, go beyond the single trip to the nonprofit thrift…

  • 3 Steps To Safely Dispose of Your Used Motor Oil and Filter

    Now that you have become an expert at the DIY oil change at home, here are the easy, convenient steps it takes to safely dispose of the used oil you collected. Remember, used motor oil is a hazardous substance that can contain lead and arsenic, and should be treated…

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