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Tips for using household waste in the garden

With all this time at home, I – like many of us – have taken this opportunity to do some work in my garden. It’s such a great stress-reducing activity; one that kids can help with and one that yields such satisfying results. I’m certainly no master gardener, but I have been learning how to use some of my household scraps, otherwise destined for landfill, to improve my beds, and I’m going to share some of those tips with you today. Composting Some of you may have compost bins already. I’m relatively new to the home compost but have been happy with how easy it is to do, and how much it reduces our garbage output. But you certainly do...

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Eliminating Fall Clutter - Recycling Ideas

Fall is upon us when the leaves on the trees begin to change colors and there is often a chilly breeze in the air. Many households perform fall cleaning to prepare for the cooler months ahead. It’s time to clean out your closet and store any summer clothes away. Go through your closet and see if there are any items you no longer need and bring them to a donation center. Green Drop is a great charity with locations in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.  Image Credit: Artem Beliaikin from Pexels Do you have any furniture you no longer need? Instead of leaving it outside your house and hoping a neighbor will snatch it or the garbage truck will tow...

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