Author: Emily Schroer

Emily Schroer

 is a Digital Strategist and blogger for The Fill by Budget Dumpster. She enjoys writing about sustainable living, DIY home improvement, and home organization. Originally from Cincinnati, Emily earned her Marketing degree at Ohio State University, and is now loving life in Northeast Ohio. When she’s not blogging or watching Mad Men, you can usually find her in a Cleveland Metropark, camera in hand.

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