Are Paper Plates Compostable? Recyclable?

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Can Paper Plates Be Composted? Yes, sorting our trash is confusing. Is it that paper plate compostable? Is it recyclable? Is it biodegradable? Should we just throw it in the trash, off to the landfill? Here are a few pointers, to help you “sort out” these reuse questions when looking for eco-friendly plates and cups. … Read more

To Rinse or Not To Rinse: A Recycling Mystery Solved

People ask us all the time about recycling. One of the most frequently asked questions we hear is “Do you need to rinse all containers before tossing them into the recycling bin”? We think that’s a great question and have often wondered that ourselves. To explore this issue, today on the EcoMyths segment on Worldview, … Read more