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30 Day Recycling Challenge

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I have lived all over the United States and I have to say that California gets it right when it comes to recycling and reducing trash.  They have been promoting Reduce, Re-use and Recycle programs for many years now.  They have been changing the laws regarding recycling as well.  If you go to the grocery store, you will not get a brown recycled paper bag unless you ask for it and pay for it.  Most people bring their own bags.  Recycling bins are being used routinely.  My mother is a master at this process already.  We could all learn from her habits.  I used to make fun of her for saving jars and cool whip containers.  Then I wanted to do some crafting and she had almost everything that I needed on hand neatly put away to be re-used for some later purpose.  How much trash do you create in a week? How much in a month? For the next 30 days, I challenge you to reduce your trash by as much as possible. Here are 10 simple ideas to help get you started:

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