Waste Reduction

Sustain Floyd Recycling Event 2024

Recycling & Reuse Items We Collect

One-time Only Collection for March: Altoid tins for an elementary class projectClean flower vases for a local florist We collect many harder-to-recycle items on First Saturdays 10 AM-12:30 PM at the Floyd Farmers Market (outside during warm weather, in the Sustain Floyd office during cold weather). See Directions & Parking below. […]

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The Refill Station

In 2022 SustainFloyd realized that the best way to reduce plastic waste is by avoiding single use plastics like shopping bags, take-away food containers and product packaging. With so much uncertainty about what happens to plastic waste that we try to recycle it is important that we use as little

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Zero waste food shopping and storage in cotton eco bags

Toward Zero Waste

The world of waste materials is so complicated that even the experts struggle to understand how to make the most impact. Still, there are obvious ways in which we can make a difference. One simply immediate way is to reduce packaging. According to the EPA, containers and packaging accounted for

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