New Year, Less Waste
Going green feels, well — good. Here are some Durham businesses that can help you reduce your environmental impact.
Posted By Craig Carter on Jan 15, 2020
No, these aren't your typical New Year's resolutions — but self-care takes different forms for everyone. Now than ever, taking care of your environment can be a form of restoration, and we're here for it. These Durham partners are here to help you care for yourself and everywhere else.
GreenToGo’s reusable containers are available at 26 Durham restaurants and growing. And you don’t have to worry about any of the cleaning. Just deposit your container at a collection station and … go!
No need for more plastic utensils or sandwich bags. Durham Originals has eco-friendly utensil kits and food bags. They also have some sweet threads made in the USA with organic cotton and recycled plastic.
Keep Durham Beautiful
Keep Durham Beautiful has a ton of opportunities to pick up trash, plant trees, and meet other friendly, eco-conscious individuals.
The Scrap Exchange
Reduce and reuse at The Scrap Exchange. Find clothes, art, and craft supplies or donate your old stuff to help find it a new home.
The New Durham Main Library
Like ride-sharing? Try book-sharing. The concept has been around since the 7th century... and the latest Durham rendition is opening soon! The New Durham Main Library opening this spring will have an amazing collection along with exciting new technology.