Maria Fredgaard

Maria is the founder of GoDownsize. While studying architecture in Denmark she became fascinated with designing living spaces for boats, tiny houses, RVs, and other small spaces. She mainly writes about space optimization, interior design, and downsizing. She's also in charge of our YouTube channel. Read more about Maria here.

Can You Recycle Magazines, Catalogs & Newspapers? (Explained)

When you open up the mailbox, it is probably stuffed with unwanted catalogs, magazine subscriptions, and maybe even old newspapers. Many people take these unsolicited items and toss them straight into the garbage can, but is that the best option for them? Recycling could be a possibility that is better for the environment. Can you …

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Are Glass & Bamboo Straws Good for the Environment? (Solved!)

Plastic straws are the standard at fast-food restaurants around the world. We use them almost daily without thinking twice. However, they are wreaking havoc on our environment. Instead, we should be looking for alternatives like bamboo and glass. Are glass and bamboo straws good for the environment? Glass and bamboo straws are both excellent options …

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