An Interview with

URA: Tell us about Recyclops- who are you and what services do you provide? Recyclops: We provide sustainable lifestyle solutions to all, regardless of where people live, by leveraging community and technology. Our mission is to provide sustainable lifestyle solutions to all, regardless of where people live, by leveraging community and technology. Our CEO Ryan …

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Zero-Waste Take on Back to School

By Deven Patten, URA Board Member Back to school season can be one of the most stressful and exciting times of the whole school year. Many kids are excited about the possibility of getting new backpacks, supplies, clothes and other gear while moms and dads are stressed about shopping and paying for it all!  With …

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Getting Familiar with CHaRMs

By Karlee Siepierski As we look ahead in anticipation of the warmer months, I am thinking about a good spring cleaning and decluttering of everything in my home that has been put into the “I’ll deal with it later” category over winter and the busy holiday season. This includes everything from items that can’t be …

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The Trash We Can’t Recycle

By Jill Fletcher, URA Board Member Welcome to my world; the last place your trash ends up and the last place my grandma thought I would call a career. I proudly work at a Landfill.  Landfills are not the solution to the war on waste. Our primary goal should be to change our waste behavior …

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Rethinking Holiday Waste

By Greta Weiser & Deven Patten The holiday season is upon us yet again and at this time of year we’d like to take a few minutes to share some ideas that can help you in your quest to reducing your waste not just during this time of year, but for many holidays all year …

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Food, Waste, and the Holidays!

By Lydia Keenan As the days get shorter and the weather gets chillier, it is time to start thinking about all the wonderful holidays and events coming up in the next few months. The last year and a half have been challenging for everyone, and we are all eager to reconnect with friends and family. …

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Trash to Treasure

By Andree’ Walker My husband chuckled and rolled his eyes as I said to him, “There is a piece of trash I saw on the side of the road that I can’t stop thinking about!”.  I admit, I have a problem.  I see the piles of garbage people put on the side of the road, …

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