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sustainablog’s New Focus: Waste (Not!)

October 8th, 2014 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

We've decided to tighten our focus after 11 years of generalizing. sustainablog's now all waste all the time. Reduce, reuse, recycle and upcycle

Learning By Doing: How to Teach Kids Respect for the Environment

August 29th, 2012 | by Guest Author

Chances are you are environmentally responsible to one degree or another. You recycle your trash, purchase energy efficient light bulbs, buy natural cleaning supplies, all with the goal of leaving the world a better place for our children. But one way to make a big impact that you might have overlooked is by encouraging your children to lead eco-friendly lives. By leading the next generation to understand and care about the environment as much as we do, you can help your children to grow up into environmentally conscious adults.

French Resource Shop a Great Model for Cities Worldwide

December 8th, 2011 | by Chris Keenan

Ever tried to get the Goodwill to pick an item that needs repair? Good luck with that. The French "resource shop" model, however, takes anything, regardless of condition... and that's good for keeping useful materials (if not useful products) out of landfills

Reducing Your Recycling: Part 2

December 11th, 2008 | by robinshreeves

On Tuesday, I wrote about the dip in demand for recyclable materials. Recyclables are piling up in warehouses, and as [&hellip

Reducing Your Recycling: Part 1

December 9th, 2008 | by robinshreeves

Before anyone starts screaming, “What, I thought I was supposed to recycle! This girl is crazy.” let me explain. I’m [&hellip

A New Home for Old Appliances

August 15th, 2008 | by greenranger

This is The City. A city with lots of old appliances that seemingly get discarded onto the street or simply [&hellip

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