Where Does My Trash Go?

March 23, 2017 by  
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How many times have you personally thought about the items you’ve thrown away throughout the day? How many produce nets or twist ties during your supermarket runs? How many plastic coverings and bags in a frozen meal? How many tossed…

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This Cider Saved Apples from Rotting Away

March 21, 2017 by  
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As Utah’s only hard cider maker, Mountain West prides itself on using as many local ingredients as possible. And now, they’ve taken that to a whole new level, with a sustainable twist. The Salt Lake City–based cidery has teamed up with nonprofit…

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Kiss Me, I’m Eco-Friendly! 5 Tips for a Truly Green St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2017 by  
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Genealogy tests be damned, March 17 is a day when we all proudly claim to have Irish ancestry — and for good reason. St. Patrick’s Day was originally intended to be a religious feast to celebrate Saint Patrick, but over the years, the focus…

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Go Wild! How to Certify Your Backyard as Wildlife Habitat

March 7, 2017 by  
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Most of us take great pleasure in being good hosts. When the game’s on, we bring out the beer and hot wings; for girls’ night, the wine starts flowing and we pull out the trashy rom-coms; when the neighborhood kids descend for sleepover…

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What to Do with Things You Can’t Recycle

January 23, 2017 by  
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Recycling is an excellent way to conserve resources, reuse materials and decrease the amount of raw materials being mined, logged or produced from scratch. It’s one of the environmental movement’s most successful enterprises in terms of…

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How to Convince Non-Recyclers to Ditch the Trash Bag

January 16, 2017 by  
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Taking steps toward a more environmentally friendly lifestyle can often be just as frustrating as it is exciting. Exciting, of course, because it’s empowering to challenge yourself to reduce waste, conserve energy and consciously create a…

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14 Smart Ways to Repurpose Food Packaging

January 13, 2017 by  
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Just a second — before tossing an empty Froot Loops box, butter tub or soda bottle into the recycling bin, determine if it offers redeemable qualities. Pantry staples and take-out orders yield lots of disposables, but some are deliciously versatile…

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Department of Defense Seeks Biodegradable Bullets

January 9, 2017 by  
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Calling all engineers: The Department of Defense is on the lookout for a new bullet that will sprout seeds, instead of waste, after it’s shot. In a call for proposals, the DoD says that the U.S. Army uses “hundreds of thousands of…

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Post-Christmas: The Eco Way to Dispose of Holiday Trappings

December 26, 2016 by  
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After Kris Kringle has come and gone, after the gifts have been opened, and after the turkey has been eaten (with plenty of leftovers to spare), I’ll wager that many of you find yourself thinking … now what? After the holiday ends, the…

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Your Guide to Surviving the Holidays with a Food Restriction

December 8, 2016 by  
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As merry of a time as the holiday season is, it’s also just as stressful. Besides presents and decorations and games, there’s food. (And food should always come first because, well, food.) If you’re reading this and are vegan,…

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