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We’ve all seen the pictures of growing landfills and trash-filled oceans… But how do we go from a society that throws away 4.5 lbs a day to one that throws away nothing? That’s what we explore in our recycling + zero waste stories.

Recycling - 1
Community News + Partner Posts
Amy Stansbury

How To Recycle Right In Austin

About Austin Resource Recovery This post is sponsored by our community partner, Austin Resource Recovery, the city department whose mission is to achieve zero waste by providing excellent customer services that promote waste reduction, increase resource recovery, and support the City of Austin’s sustainability efforts.

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Balcones
Community News + Partner Posts
Ridwell

A Note From A Zero Waste Block Leader

About The Author This post is sponsored by Ridwell and written by Madison Madden. Ridwell is a local subscription pickup service that makes it easy to waste less. Action Box Click the badge above to sign up for Ridwell (and get one month free!). This

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Make Every Day Earth Day
Community News + Partner Posts
Ridwell

10 small actions you can take to make every day Earth Day

About The Author This post is sponsored by Ridwell and written by Kelly Shaffer. Ridwell is a local subscription pickup service that makes it easy to waste less. Action Box Click the badge above to sign up for Ridwell (and get one month free!). This

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Good Girls ATX
Community News + Partner Posts
GOOD group ATX

A Guide to Nurturing Your Wardrobe, Community and Creativity

About The Author This is a guest post written by Marcella Bechtel and Kara Wright of GOOD girls ATX, a local organization that’s building wardrobes that are GOOD for the planet and its’ people through events + education. Action Box Get tickets to attend GOOD

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Ridwell - 1
Community News + Partner Posts
Amy Stansbury

Become A Zero Waste Hero With Ridwell

About Ridwell This post is sponsored by our community partner, Ridwell, a subscription pickup service that makes it easy to waste less. Action Box Join the Ridwell community! Click the badge above to become a Ridwell member. This post is sponsored by Ridwell. All Austin

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Good News - 1
Civics 101
Amy Stansbury

Counting Down Positive News Stories From 2021

Summary 2021 was quite the year. We’re counting down some of the more positive local news stories. Action Box Take some time to relax! Enjoy the holidays and we’ll see you in the new year! These past two years have been difficult (to say the

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Reverse Pitch
Community News + Partner Posts
Amy Stansbury

Calling All Business Owners! Say Hello To [RE]verse Pitch.

About Austin Resource Recovery This post is sponsored by our community partner, Austin Resource Recovery, the city department whose mission is to achieve zero waste by providing excellent customer services that promotes waste reduction, increases resource recovery, and supports the City of Austin’s sustainability efforts.

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Shop Local - 1
Civics 101
Amy Stansbury

The Austin Common’s Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

Summary The holidays are here. Our gift guide has everything you need to know to shop local & eco-friendly this year. Action Box Don’t forget to shop local this holiday season! Want to shop local, but don’t know where to begin? Feeling stressed because you

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Give A Great Story - 1
Community News + Partner Posts
The Austin Common

Give A Great Story This Holiday Season

About Austin Resource Recovery This post is sponsored by our community partner, Austin Resource Recovery, the city department whose mission is to achieve zero waste by providing excellent customer services that promotes waste reduction, increases resource recovery, and supports the City of Austin’s sustainability efforts.

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Cat & Bubble Wrap
Community News + Partner Posts
Austin Resource Recovery

Minimize holiday shipping waste

About The Author This sponsored post was written by Keri Greenwalt (in Dec. 2020) from Austin Resource Recovery, the city department that is working to reach Austin’s goal of zero waste by 2040. Action Box Try to reduce waste this holiday season by gifting experiences

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Zero Waste Decor
Community News + Partner Posts
Austin Resource Recovery

Oh My Gourd: Creepy Zero Waste Décor

About The Author This sponsored post was written by Keri Greenwalt from Austin Resource Recovery, the city department that is working to reach Austin’s goal of zero waste by 2040. Action Box Don’t forget to compost your pumpkins when you’re done with them! This post

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Compost - 1
Community News + Partner Posts
The Austin Common

How To Curbside Compost In Austin

About Austin Resource Recovery This post is sponsored by our community partner, Austin Resource Recovery, the city department whose mission is to achieve zero waste by providing excellent customer services that promote waste reduction, increase resource recovery, and support the City of Austin’s sustainability efforts.

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