Taking out the trash has become a bit more meaningful, and even more interesting, in recent years, though. As with many daily activities, this stems from awareness of its environmental impact.
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Whatever your political party affiliation, we can all agree that strong, centralized environmental policy will not be a priority under Donald Trump. If Americans care about a healthy planet, we’ll have to persuade state and local governments to care too, or roll up our sleeves and get to work ourselves. For this reason, I’ve challenged […]
Here’s our weekly round-up of waste management jobs, fresh from the listings at our sister site the Green Job Post. Take a look…
French inventor Jean Pain figured out ways to harvest the heat produced by composting for heating water and air.
From a rooftop garden on a shopping to mall to murals painted with produce, Brazilians have found creative means for recycling food waste.
British non-profit Re-Worked turns coffee grounds from businesses into furniture that those same businesses can use in their work spaces.
Chicago restaurant Sandwich Me finds a way to reuse, recycle, compost, or otherwise use all of the “waste” produced by its operations.
Our friends over at Crafting a Green World are hosting Spring Cleaning Week this week… and, like many other sites in the Important Media network, we wanted to join in. Sure, we’ve published numerous posts in the past about greening up your house cleaning routine… but, as I tried to think of a uniquely sustainablog-gy […]
Want to make sure that your gardening space is ready to go when Spring arrives? A landscape designer offers tips on keeping your garden healthy during the cold.
Denver-based Waste Farmers, a venture by Inspired Economist founder John-Paul Maxfield, has been recognized as an “Impact company” by The [i4c] Campaign, and featured in a new video series by the organization.
A project in West Marin, California (where else, right?) is studying the possibility of speeding up carbon sequestration in rangelands, grasslands, and other available spaces by adding a little compost.
Composting is the most natural way to fertilize your garden by using nature to help nature and dispose of food waste. Read on to find out how to build and maintain your own compost pile 365 days of the year.
I started vegetable gardening in earnest two years ago, and given my tiny little urban yard, square foot gardening made a ton of sense. If you’re not familiar with the method, it’s basically what it sounds like: rather than arranging plants in rows, you divide your gardening space into square feet, and plant specific edibles […]