The average American family of four produces 28 pounds of garbage a week. Amy and Adam Korst, a Oregon couple, have vowed to produce no garbage that winds up in a landfill for a year...
They plan to compost, reduce, reuse, recycle, upcycle, donate or burn their garbage with as little waste as possible. Think they can do it? Follow along on their blog, Green Garbage Project, as they encounter challenges and adventures from hosting their nephews to an unexpected tour of the local cheese factory. One month down, eleven more to go.
How much garbage do you produce in a week? Could you cut it down?
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