The Waste Word Blog

  • May 23, 2019

    The Atlantic Cape May Sustainable Jersey Hub recently hosted “Creative Solutions for Plastic Recycling” at the Cape May County Municipal Utilities Authority (CMCMUA). The event was attended by residents in the community looking to find out how local organizations are taking initiative and discovering solutions to improve the way we recycle. Leaders from both Atlantic and Cape May Counties gave presentations explaining the programs they have established.

    We’ve recapped five of the programs shared at the event that can be replicated to help us work together and dispose of waste properly.

    Good and Bad Recycling

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    May 8, 2019

    Imagine buying a new pair of sneakers only to throw them away after running in them one time. It seems absurd. And yet, every day we throw away items like cups, utensils, and plastic containers that require time and an abundant amount of resources to produce in just minutes.The affordable conveniences of modern living have made us wasteful. But, it doesn’t have to be this way. 

    Reduce Blog

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    January 29, 2019

    While it may sound like a radical practice used by only the most dedicated greenies, vermicomposting, or composting with worms, is a quick and easy way to help the environment. The process uses worms to breakdown food scraps while creating a fertilizer for your garden.

    Worm Composting 1

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