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Go green with GreenDrop this holiday season

Americans throw away about 25% more trash between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. Between the presents and the parties, the increase of waste isn’t a surprise but that doesn’t mean we have to accept this hike. There are many ways to make the usual holiday activities more sustainable.

Dinner of friendsBelow are just a few ways you can enjoy the holidays more sustainable this year!

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Honoring Veterans

Today is Veteran’s Day. It is a very important day for showing appreciation to members of our military. If you’re looking for ways to honor the veterans in your life or would like to contribute to all veterans, we’ve listed some suggestions for you.

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Meet the blind- Dolores Reisinger

The GreenDrop team is so inspired by our partner charity the National Federation of the Blind’s efforts to shatter misconceptions of blindness that we will be sharing stories of NFB members all month long for Meet the Blind month.

We first got the opportunity to talk to Dolores Reisinger. Dolores Reisinger resides in Cedar Rapids, IA. She was born blind but doesn’t let blindness bother her a bit. She wants you to know it’s ok to be blind.

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Spring fix it season with GreenDrop

When spring arrives people come out of hibernation and start doing diy projects around the house. Lines at hardware stores start to fill up as people buy new supplies to tackle things like cleaning out the garage, sprucing up their garden and tidying up the yard.

In the midst of these projects people come across their old tools and often toss them because they are a bit beat up. But we’re here to tell you not to toss these items. There are plenty of places that will fix them up or you can donate them and keep unnecessary waste out of our system.

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