Zero Waste

Reduce and Reuse, then Recycle!

Waste, on the order of about 4.4 pounds a day per person, is the most tangible environmental impact we have in our daily lives.

Environmental Purchasing

Environmental purchasing means selecting products that use less water or energy, fewer and safer chemicals, or contain recycled content compared to products made for the same purpose.

Food: Too Good to Waste

Did you know that Americans waste enough food to fill the Rose Bowl every day (Bloom 2010).   Or that 44% of all food produced or imported for consumption in the U.S.

Northwest Product Stewardship Council

 
Product Stewardship is an environmental management strategy that means whoever designs, produces, sells, or uses a product takes responsibility for minimizing the product's environmental impact throughout all stages of the products' life cycle.