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Don't Take Out the Trash (Yet)


| 1/17/2013 9:38:46 AM


Krystyna ThomasWith the business of everyday life, it's easy to just toss things into the trash when you're done with them and move on with your life. Before you decide to take out the trash (or even the recycling), be sure to read through this list and consider an alternate disposal method.

Human hair & pet fur. 

· Keep pesky snails & other unwanted critters away by tossing around your garden bed. 

· Scatter it around your yard so that birds can pluck it up to use for nesting material.

· If you're in the market for a new style & have 10 inches or more to cut, consider donating to Locks of Love or Wigs for Kids.

· Compost. Hair is rich in nitrogen & will help to enrich your compost soil.



Don't forget the latex! It's easy to forget that latex is a biodegradable material. Instead of tossing, try composting items like latex condoms, gloves & balloons. It should take about half a year for them to disappear.

Save store containers & cartons for storage. Try repurposing containers from store-bought food instead of sending them off with your waste management driver.

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NEBRASKA DAVE
4/21/2013 1:14:14 PM

It appears that the issues with the GRIT landing page and comment section has been resolved. I'm looking forward to hearing about what has been happening on your gardening/homestead this last month. May GRIT blogs live and prosper.






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