I'm ashamed to admit to admit, there was a time in my life when I didn't recycle, because I was so confused about which items my curbside recycling service would accept. Afraid of doing the wrong thing, I did nothing. So what can you actually recycle? The short answer: more than you think.
My beloved Birkenstocks are the only pair of sandals I brought with me to India. Actually, I bought them specifically for my first trip to India in 2015. I have walked all over this country in them, and these days they are looking pretty loved.
Because we cook with a lot of vegetables, we end up with a lot of vegetable scraps that go in the bin after clean up. I started looking into ways that we could compost these scraps instead of throwing them away.