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Composting: A Sustainable Solution to Food Waste

By: West Central Iowa Solid Waste Date: May 9, 2024

This week, we’re highlighting a critical issue: food waste. Did you know that a staggering 40% of food produced in America never makes it to the table? Or that we spend an average of $1500 per year on food that we end up throwing away? It’s time to rethink our approach to food consumption and […]

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Amp Up Your April! Complete the Earth Month Challenge!

By: West Central Iowa Solid Waste Date: April 4, 2024

Earth Day may be on April 22nd, but why limit our love for the planet to just one day? This year, dive deeper with our Earth Month Challenge! It’s a chance to weave small, sustainable habits into your daily routine, leaving a lighter footprint and a healthier planet. Throughout April, tackle a new eco-friendly task. […]

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Let’s Go Green!

By: West Central Iowa Solid Waste Date: March 10, 2024

As we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, let’s take a moment to consider the ways we can really go green this year! Here are five easy things you can implement this month to get started. Get Outdoors!  Volunteer for local environmental clean-up efforts! Gather some friends and family for a community clean-up! Whether it’s tidying up […]

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Spread Less Litter & More Love

By: West Central Iowa Solid Waste Date: February 7, 2024

We love protecting the environment at Carroll County Solid Waste, and we love that our recycling and disposal programs protect our community and the earth. Here are a few ways to express love for your significant other AND the planet for a more eco-friendly and less wasteful Valentine’s Day. Compost flowers. Did you know that […]

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