fbpx

Rethink Picnic Waste

When we reflect back to one of our favorite pastime activities during the height of the pandemic, outdoor picnics were among one of our favorites. We hope this guide will help introduce a more sustainable way to picnic by…

Tips & Tricks to Reduce Food Waste

Californians throw away nearly 6 million tons of food scraps or food waste each year, which ends up being about 18 percent of all the material that goes to landfills (CalRecycle)! Methane, a potent greenhouse gas that contributes to…

Rethinker Spotlight Webinar Follow-Up

RethinkWaste held a Rethinker Spotlight Webinar on June 29, 2022 featuring local artist, Harriete Estel Berman. Harriete shared in-depth details about her art, the materials she uses, and the messaging behind the art pieces, followed by a discussion where…

Clean Your Home without Toxic Chemicals

Dust, mold, stains, and dirt are inevitable in any household. Environmentally friendly cleaners not only tackle these common household issues, but can also lower waste production. Switching from toxic chemicals to environmentally friendly cleaners can eliminate hazardous waste-related accidents…

Why We Celebrate Earth Day

As we prepare to celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd, and Earth Month as a whole this month, let’s take a moment to learn about how this massive political and environmental movement began. Earth Day is a celebration of…

Celebrating Women Environmental Changemakers

When it comes to environmental activism and innovation, change can feel like a daunting obstacle to overcome. Human-induced climate change is already starting to impact populations across the world in different ways, disproportionately affecting women and people of color.…

Can Plastic Bags Be Recycled?

A common question that we receive from residents in the RethinkWaste service area is, can plastic bags be recycled? Well, the question and answer are a bit more complicated than it appears. Unfortunately, plastic bags are not accepted in…
123Last »1 – 10 of 88 items