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[caption id="attachment_10296" align="alignright" width="156"] Jen at Recology Organics[/caption] Last month, our group visited Recology Organics in North Plains, OR. As it name may indicate, the facility is a state of the art composting site. However, unique to Recology Organics is that it allows food scraps in...

Recycling is important. I think the majority of people reading this post can agree. But, did you many parts of the world – even the US – either don’t place a high priority on recycling, or don’t take time to ensure what they toss in, is...

Here at Go Trashy, we pride ourselves on making recycling a priority. As a result, we’d like to introduce you to Jen Eller, our Director of Customer Success. Jen is in the process of becoming a Certified Master Recycler. This is quite the undertaking as it...

Yes, Earth Day is a real thing! And, this year it’s on Sunday April 22nd. If you aren’t familiar with this global event, here’s a quick summary taken largely from the website: Earth Day is the world’s largest environmental movement bringing people from all walks of...

When people say, ‘I’ve got a bunch of junk to get rid of’ it means something different to each person, doesn’t it? Driving by a home that has a carport full of car parts and tires may seem like a dump to one person, but...

It can be hard to get motivated for spring cleaning. Or, any cleaning. But, with the official day of spring only 15 days away…we could all use a little motivation to kick the winter blues and help those daffodils shine. Compiled here are our top five...

Go Trashy was recently featured in Alaska Beyond, the official Alaska Airlines magazine! What follows is the excerpt of the interview with Jason Patz, Go Trashy Inc, founder. Click the link following the excerpt to read the entire PDF article.   Apply Learning Jason Patz, who in June...

We’ve all heard it before: One man’s junk is another man’s treasure. Well, before it becomes another man’s treasure, maybe you should find out if it’s already treasure. Spring and fall are typically when people go through their things and begin to get rid of items that...

Birds are singing, trees are budding, and spring cleaning tips are popping up everywhere. Well, here’s another one: Maximize your space using simple storage solutions. Sometimes, all it takes is a closet makeover to discover the array of amazing things you already own. Whether it be...

As the days get longer and the sun makes more of an appearance, people get in the mood to be outside. Being cooped up all winter also has the potential to clutter up the house. Many people turn to spring cleaning and yard sales to...