waste reduction

Otter Swimming with Plastic Bottle

Declare Your Independence From Plastic

Last week my colleague Sara wrote a blog post introducing us to the idea of “Plastic Free July.” It inspired me to accept the challenge and declare my independence from …

Deer Head in Container

Wildlife Are Getting Their Heads Stuck in Our Trash

I’ve noticed several stories about wildlife with their heads stuck in various containers. It makes me uncomfortable each time. I mean, they’re unable to see, eat, drink or get it …

Churchill Road Elementary School's Eco-Code

McLean, Virginia Eco-School Takes a Big Bite Out of Cafeteria Waste

Churchill Road Elementary School holds a Green Flag award in NWF’s Eco-Schools USA program. One of the school’s major greening projects focuses on waste reduction, and they have implemented an …

Back-to-School Yard Sales Reduce Campus Waste, Support Community

If you’re a college student as we near the end of August, you’re probably beginning to think about back-to-school. Time to dig out the boxes and bins of dorm room …

NWF Calls for Campus Case Studies on Sustainability Efforts

Hey California, Clean up your campuses on April 21st

Students Have Their Hands Full Saving Food, Energy and Water

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