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Low Waste Remodeling

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / February 25, 2020 /

Things have been very busy here at the Lakehouse as we’ve been doing some remodeling. Growing up with a building contractor father, I know just how much waste there can…

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Goodbye Garbage Can!

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / June 25, 2019 /

Well, we did it! We gave our municipal garbage can the boot and had Waste Management come take it away. We just weren’t using it and couldn’t see paying for…

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Oh Shit! May Garbage & Recycling Review

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / June 4, 2019 /

We were on track to have one of the best garbage/recycling months yet! And then…oh shit! Literally! Last week we had two of our 7.5 grandkids (we have one in…

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19 Things You Should NOT Throw in Your Trash!

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / May 14, 2019 /

Is your email inbox like mine, full of spam? I have no idea how I’ve gotten on so many spams lists, but I am and I have to spend the…

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What a Bunch of Garbage! Our Month 4 Garbage & Recycling Review

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / May 7, 2019 /

It’s time for our April garbage and recycling review. After March, where we’d cut down so much on our trash and recycling, I was so excited and hopeful that we…

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No Foolin’—March Garbage Review

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / April 2, 2019 /

How fitting was it that April Fools Day was the day to review our March 2019 garbage and recycling? As you now, we’ve decided to track all of our garbage…

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What’s in Your Garbage? A Follow Up

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / March 6, 2019 /

Yesterday’s post introduced the concept of Deming’s Model of Continuous Improvement and showed the garbage and recycling we had accumulated for the month of January. Today I want to share…

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What’s in Your Garbage?

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / March 5, 2019 /

People ask all the time in person and on social media “How do I get started on Zero Waste?” I see others usually respond with advice to add something, like get a…

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Junk Mail

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / October 9, 2018 /

Junk mail…argh…bane of my existence! We work so hard to move toward zero waste in our house and then we go to the mailbox, and WHAMO! there’s a bolus of…

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Going Zero Waste, Part 2: 5 R’s of Zero Waste

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / April 28, 2018 /

Once we learned that our recycling wasn’t actually being recycled like we thought, we began to really look at our lifestyle and evaluate what we were doing well and identify…

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