Mama Gone Green is a blog dedicated to raising happy children and reducing our impact on the Earth. My name is Taryn and I am the mother of 2 young kids and an environmental studies instructor at a community college in Portland, Oregon. Please join me as I journey through life as a mama, teacher, knitter, photographer, gardener, and environmentalist!

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Styrofoam Peanut Drop Offs

Ever opened a package and had what feels like a million of those Styrofoam peanuts come tumbling out? I certainly have. You can always re-use the peanuts, and torture the next person that you send a package to, but if you aren't mailing packages to anyone that you are annoyed with, you may want to check out the Plastic Loose Fill Council's website. You can search by state or zip code to find nearby places that will take your Styrofoam peanuts and reuse them! That way, you can save plastic from being put in landfills, and you don't have to deal with a bunch of peanuts floating around your garage until you get around to using them. Pin It Now!

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