by Worldchanging New York local blog editor (and WC contributor), Emily Gertz
Apartment dwellers in our part of the world know that you can only have so much stuff. January's many post-holiday recycling events offer opportunities to "edit" your belongings (as Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan of Apartment Therapy puts it) without contributing extra to landfills or dumps. Below are just a few for Gothamites in particular; WorldChanging readers, please add your favorite reuse/recycle resources to the comments.
Post more reuse - recycle resources in the comments!
Above: Bloomie chips a tree, at MulchFest 2003
One of my new favorites in 'get rid of clutter the green way' is www.greendimes.com. they stop your junk mail (less junk mail needed, less tress cut). by reducing paper they reduce clutter. And they plant a tree every month.
That's a nice pointer; thanks, Soumya.
Another way to get off junk mail lists is to write directly to the service provided by the Direct Marketing Association. Plenty of information here:
Lovely. Now all we need are people to compile one of these for each and every city in preparation for spring. Toronto anyone?