Category: Recycling

How to Deal with Trash on the Homestead

Recycle Homestead Trash

You’ve finally started living your dream and you moved your family to a remote property to give homesteading a try. One thing that I can promise you is that in a very short period of time, you’re going to find yourself wondering what to do with all the trash that your family produces. It’s not like you can just toss it in one of those big huge plastic garbage cans and wheel it to the curb once a week.

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Where Can I Dispose Of Old Gas Properly?

As I described in my article called A Little Advice About Storing Gasoline For Use In Backup Generators, when gas gets old, it loses its volatility and doesn’t work as well. You may have some of this in your possession and be wondering how to dispose of old gasoline. Every year, tons of gasoline is simply tossed onto the ground by people who are either ignorant or uncaring when it comes to ecology. Gasoline is considered a hazardous material and it should never be disposed of by dumping it on the ground, in storm drains, in the trash or down…

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Help Keep Our Planet Healthy By eCycling Your Old Electronic Devices

Take a minute and think about what you did with the last electronic device that you owned after it finally stopped working. If you’re like most people, you probably just threw it in the trash. I’ll bet you didn’t realize that it has been estimated that each year as much as two million tons of old electronic devices end up in landfills all across the world. It doesn’t make any sense at all for us to be polluting our landfills with our old computers, cell phones, TV’s, and other electronic devices. Most people don’t realize that there is actually quite…

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