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Americans will drive far out of their way to save a nickel on gas but they'll happily pay $1 for one penny's worth of water. STOP DOING THAT! The only scam worse than bottled water is homeopathy.
by thefarleftside
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 10:18 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
That's right. The title is correct. There is a city that actually is looking for and wants more garbage. Every day, about 300 trucks arrive at the city of Göteborg on the west ...
by John Crapper
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu May 07, 2015 at 04:53 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Would you buy a $10,000 sandwich? No? Well what would you say if I told you that you pay up to 2000X more for bottled water than tap water? You’d probably tell me that’s because it’s ...
by zoebear
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 01:29 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
John Sylvan invented the individual coffee pods known as "K-Cups." They are incredibly popular: Almost one in three American homes now has a pod-based coffee ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 117 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 11:59 AM PST with 79 Recommends
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle One of my favorite recycling ideas, is to reuse certain food containers. There are really neat rectangle clear plastic containers, with snap on lids, some hold about 2 cups ...
by john972
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 12:53 AM PST with 5 Recommends
I live in Portland, OR, a city known for some efforts toward sustainable living. For example, one is allowed to keep up to three hens without a ...
by Sara R
Comment Count 50 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 05:00 PM PST with 43 Recommends
It is said that Jesus was able to turn water into wine. While such truly miraculous skill to this day remains confined to the realm of saints and sages, I bring good news about a wine-making ...
by citisven
Comment Count 63 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2015 at 07:56 AM PST with 63 Recommends
You'd think after sledding for thousands of miles to drop presents through chimneys across the world, Santa would be kicking it in his igloo penthouse, chilling in a massage chair with a bottle of ...
by citisven
Comment Count 47 comments on Mon Jan 05, 2015 at 02:12 PM PST with 56 Recommends
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane (D) says she will not defend a new law punishing scrap metal theft from railroads, as reported by CBS. The problem is the law involves the National Rifle ...
by Village Vet
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Dec 08, 2014 at 11:40 AM PST with 7 Recommends
This is part 3 of a four-part article series "Cultivating Climate Justice" which tells the stories of community groups on the frontlines of the pollution, waste and climate crises, working together ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Dec 03, 2014 at 09:15 AM PST with 1 Recommend
It used to be that when you ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 82 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 07:00 PM PST with 46 Recommends
In the beginning, Walmart was a merchandizing enterprise which took advantage of the fact that the mark-up on products was typically 100% of the wholesale price. Moreover, other large merchandizers, ...
by hannah
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2014 at 06:15 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Costco sells a lot of paper products like toilet paper, tissues and paper towels. They do extensive testing and market research on staples like these. However, I have never found a Costco that ...
by kimg
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 08:38 PM PST with 20 Recommends
Gov. Jerry Brown (D-Ca) has signed a law to curb the proliferation of single use plastic bags in California. Most people I know here have already transitioned to reusable bags for the most part. ...
by art ah zen
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Oct 01, 2014 at 09:45 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Milly Zantow has passed away is Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin at 91. You likely never heard of her. And yet she affected your life every day for decades. You know the little triangle symbols on ...
by strobusguy
Comment Count 60 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2014 at 12:58 PM PDT with 347 Recommends
The Recycled Arts Festival was launched in Vancouver, Washington by the Clark County Department of Environmental Services nine years ago as a creative way to get the public thinking about waste ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Jul 05, 2014 at 07:51 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
One way we are getting to know Minneapolis even better, to meet people and talk about the campaign is by taking long walks through the neighborhoods closest to where we live in the Whittier ...
by ImpeccableLiberalCredentials
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Jun 19, 2014 at 02:21 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Coca-Cola is going to distribute 16 replacement caps for plastic Coke bottles which will serve a variety of after uses, including water guns, paint brushes, condiment dispensers, sprayers and misters.
by gmoke
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Jun 21, 2014 at 09:04 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Not long ago Dutch officials lined up some not-so-private urinals in an Amsterdam park and asked local men to come pee. But instead of having the pee flush down the drain and piss it away the ...
by John Crapper
Comment Count 37 comments on Thu Jul 10, 2014 at 11:37 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Recycling with earthworms is an easy way to convert large portions of household waste into nutrient rich fertilizer and natural pesticide. Most households produce more than 50% of waste that could ...
by worm man
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu May 29, 2014 at 07:25 AM PDT with 11 Recommends