Browsing the "composting" Tag

Zero Waste: From Dream to Reality in the Philippines

December 4th, 2012 | by Guest Author

The city of Alaminos is pioneering zero waste in the Philippines with an energetic fusion of bottom-up planning and community participation. The outcome has been stunning: whereas in 2009 almost every city dumping field had a pile burning, there were almost none two years later. With sky-high waste separation and composting rates, Alaminos has become a trend-setter for other Filipino cities


Simple Living: Where Frugality and Ecology Meet

April 24th, 2012 | by Guest Author

My family and I live an ecological lifestyle on one part-time income. To me, living out my values means living simply, living debt free, and living in a way that honors the earth. The primary way I do this is through frugality. The same skills and values that allow me to be resourceful with money also allow me to be a good steward of natural resources


Five Earth Day Ideas for the Entire Family

April 20th, 2012 | by Talancia Pea

The 42nd anniversary of Earth Day, April 22, is Sunday, and everyone ages zero to 100 can show their appreciation to Mother Nature and the planet. Here are five ideas for some Earth Day family fun


Recycling Therapy, or How to Train Your Parents to Use the Compost Bin

December 5th, 2011 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

We greenies really want to convince others to adopt simple practices that, collectively, could make a big difference... and we can make ourselves crazy watching others go out of their way to stick to what they've always done. Maybe its time for some therapy


Community Composting Via Bikes?

November 8th, 2010 | by rorywoods

Motivated by their love of bike culture and the environment, this enterprising group has built a cooperative business around transporting



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