Posts Tagged ‘Costco’

3 Oct

What to Compost, How to Compost, and Why Compost

Posted by Norman F, October 3rd, 2016

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100 billion pounds of food waste are discarded every year, that is almost 25% of all our food. Additional waste is created at processing plants and farms. Rotting food creates methane, a terrible greenhouse gas. Someday trash dumps will recover all this gas.  Right now, you can turn food scraps into useful matter by composting. Most local recycling programs do not support composting. Most are located in California. If your local sanitation department does not have a composting program, you can do it yourself.

What is Composting?

Composting is utilizing mother nature in turning food scraps and yard trimmings into super nutrient rich soil. It helps reduce waste and produces the best growing soil around.  Backyard composting is good for gardeners and those who have lots of yard trimmings and some produce scraps.

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15 Mar

Costco Kirkland Signature Eco Friendly Cleaners

Posted by Norman F, March 15th, 2016

Last Updated: 3/15/2016

Kirkland Signature eco friendly cleaners- Kirkland laundry detergent

Costco’s Kirkland Signature Environmentally Friendly – Eco Friendly cleaner made from environmentally friendly ingredients that are biodegradable and biorenewable. Plant based formula, made from bio-renewable resources.  No Phosphates or dyes, cruelty free, natural fragrance.  Costco Connection has an article on this product in Costco Magazine page 55.

Kirkland Signature Environmentally Friendly fabric softener is also available. It uses biodegradable softening agents.

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2 Jan

Non Green Costco Effect – Rewards Card Fallacy

Posted by Norman F, January 2nd, 2016

Kirkland Signature eco friendly cleaners- Kirkland laundry detergent

Did you know that shopping at Costco can cause you to buy a lot more than you initially wanted to? Don’t get my wrong, I love Costco, especially the $1.50 hot dogs! They also will cause you to buy larger quantities of items. You may want to re-evaluate whether you are saving money by shopping there.

How to Stop Impulse Shopping

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