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Think those plastic items you carefully separate from the rest of your trash are being responsibly recycled? Think again. U.S. recycling companies have largely stayed away from recycling plastic ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 302 comments on Wed Sep 18, 2013 at 10:46 AM PDT with 355 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 Container Recycling Institute says overall beverage container recycling has dropped from 53.5 percent in 1992 to 33.5 percent in 2004. The institute calculates that if we were to go ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 469 comments on Wed Jul 25, 2007 at 03:21 AM PDT with 302 Recommends
A piece of good news ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 359 comments on Wed Jun 03, 2009 at 10:27 AM PDT with 242 Recommends
It was a quiet Saturday afternoon around la hacienda K . Spousal unit was taking advantage of a little break in the weather to do a last bit of yard work before winter, and I was a bit at ...
by marykk
Comment Count 60 comments on Sat Dec 03, 2011 at 04:35 PM PST with 209 Recommends
In these times of tight budgets and rising food costs backyard gardens have become a great way to help make ends meet and provide better food. Vegetables from our own gardens are more likely to get ...
by PSWaterspirit
Comment Count 151 comments on Mon Apr 18, 2011 at 06:30 PM PDT with 189 Recommends
When my husband died suddenly in July, it felt like a gut punch. It was so unexpected. Of course, as you get older, such an outcome isn't quite as far back in the mind as it used to be, but still, ...
by Lorikeet
Comment Count 130 comments on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 11:39 AM PST with 184 Recommends
Did you know that today is ...
by RLMiller
Comment Count 133 comments on Sun Nov 15, 2009 at 10:17 AM PST with 166 Recommends
First, watch [this video of YoungTubersUnited http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZvLg_fIROA] on Earth Day 2007 There's some good tips.
by Carnacki
Comment Count 181 comments on Sun Apr 22, 2007 at 07:46 AM PDT with 159 Recommends
When my wife's sister and her husband were running a 5-star hotel (a swimming pool in every room), they came to visit us for a few weeks. Being used to a bottle or two of wine themselves with every ...
by badger
Comment Count 72 comments on Sat Sep 10, 2011 at 01:19 PM PDT with 148 Recommends
Last week I wrote an article about how my city — San Francisco — has reached a stunning 78% waste diversion rate and is on the way to its stated goal of zero ...
by citisven
Comment Count 147 comments on Mon Apr 30, 2012 at 05:35 PM PDT with 128 Recommends
Each year, Americans generate 389.5 million tons of municipal solid waste, 69 percent of which gets landfilled. As Edward Humes breaks it down in his eye-opening opus Garbology , that's about 7.1 ...
by citisven
Comment Count 97 comments on Wed Dec 04, 2013 at 02:38 PM PST with 110 Recommends
Twenty-five years ago, our community rented a dumpster for a weekend to help the neighborhood with spring house cleaning. That Monday morning, my sister and I passed it as we walked our kids to ...
by JamieG from Md
Comment Count 81 comments on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 01:20 PM PDT with 98 Recommends
For my first diary here on zero waste, I'd like to start off with a green disclaimer--zero waste is not the most important thing a person can do to reduce their carbon footprint. Taking public ...
by cordgrass
Comment Count 171 comments on Wed May 25, 2011 at 07:21 AM PDT with 86 Recommends
Hats off to Daniel Burd, winner of the Canadian National Science Fair, who solved a mystery that will likely make him a very wealthy man. Tired of having piles of plastic bags in his kitchen, ...
by MsLibrarian
Comment Count 52 comments on Wed May 28, 2008 at 07:42 AM PDT with 86 Recommends
The Art of Recology: The Artist in Residence Program 1990-2013 San Francisco Airport Museum, March – October 2013 United Terminal 3 (exhibition viewable by ticketed passengers) This exhibition ...
by citisven
Comment Count 83 comments on Sun Jul 21, 2013 at 05:27 PM PDT with 85 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
Okay, so I admit it. I'm a glutton for non-gluttitude . Sensitive to waste . Trash talker .
by citisven
Comment Count 78 comments on Fri Jun 28, 2013 at 12:14 PM PDT with 77 Recommends
Welcome to Saturday Morning Garden Blogging. I'm very excited to be your guest poster today. It's my first time so I hope you enjoy it! Anybody can go to the store and buy paving stones and ...
by John Crapper
Comment Count 244 comments on Sat Jun 08, 2013 at 06:00 AM PDT with 73 Recommends
So, I talked about building a hobo stove last time. This time let's talk about how to use that stove. It's a portable campfire, that you can control. So it's a fire, meaning you need oxygen, fuel, ...
by BlackSheep1
Comment Count 53 comments on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 06:11 PM PDT with 73 Recommends