Where did National Arbor Day originate? Many might jump to the conclusion of a forested land such as Northern California, the mountains of Colorado, or the hills and valleys of the Smokey Mountains. Yet, these are all incorrect. Arbor Day originated in the Great Plains state of Nebraska, where the prairie grasses wisp in the wind, farmers plow their corn, and ranchers push their cattle.
Being green and remaining environmentally friendly citizen in today’s instant gratification culture isn’t easy. Our fast-paced culture demands convenience, efficiency, and quite honestly, delicious meals that come prepared inside a clever little box. Recycling takeout containers into everyday, beneficial and useful items is entirely possible with a little creativity and preparation.
Try these fun and thrifty ideas when you begin recycling takeout containers:
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