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How to Host a Zero Waste BBQ

How to Host a Zero Waste BBQ

Genevieve Livingston

Summer Solstice has arrived and everything is aglow. People are flocking into parks, beaches, and front lawns and grilling like it's the only way we know how to cook. Summer is a wonderful time in the Pacific Northwest. So you're planning a barbeque.  Maybe you invited a bunch of your friends over for veggie burgers and beers and now you're not sure how to keep it zero waste.  And yeah, maybe some of your friends are gonna start seeing you as a hippie, but hey what better thing to be than a zero waste queen (or king!)? Here are a few of our favorite ways to throw a Zero Waste...

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Your Friendly Guide to Compost & Recycling in Seattle

Your Friendly Guide to Compost & Recycling in Seattle

Genevieve Livingston

We’re pretty eco-conscious here in the Northwest, but it may surprise you that the average Seattlite still produces 2.5 pounds of garbage per day.  Eco Collective is committed to promoting a culture of low impact living.  People talk about throwing things “away,” but in reality, there is no away.  Our landfills pollute our water and land and use up precious resources, and a horrifying amount of plastic and garbage ends up in the ocean.  The modern world is all about convenience, but at what cost? We believe that if you refuse single use plastic whenever possible, make a few intentional...

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