Solutions for Apartment Dwellers: Bokashi Composting

February 8, 2017 by  
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At least 60 percent of the U.S. population lives in multifamily homes like apartments, which can make composting more difficult. When you don’t have a backyard to toss your scraps, where do they go? Fortunately, more cities are taking steps…

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Turn Unwanted Holiday Gifts Into Funds for Charity

November 29, 2011 by  
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  Sometimes making your own holiday wish list is more difficult than shopping for friends and family. Whether you’re trying to cut down on household clutter or truly feel like you have it all, a new social venture, Shift My Gift, can help you…

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How to Improve Food Security by Reducing Grain Demand

November 9, 2010 by  
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Photo credit: Venex_jpb / Creative Commons After several decades of L rapid rise in world grain yields , it is now becoming more difficult to raise land productivity fast enough to keep up with the demands of a growing , increasingly affluent, population. From 1950 to 1990, world grainland productivity increased by 2… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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BP CEO: We Were Unprepared for Spill

November 9, 2010 by  
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Photo: uscgd8 , US Coast Guard, Flickr, CC The big news on the BP spill front today is little more than an admission of the obvious: Ex-BP CEO Tony Hayward (of the “I want my life back” fame) told the BBC that his company was indeed unprepared for the spill, and that “we were making it up day to day.” He also discusses his “personal vilification” and how he may have done better as the public face of the disaster if he had taken acting lessons: … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Fair Trade Gift Guide Offers More Than Chocolate

November 14, 2009 by  
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There’s more to fair trade gifts than tote bags re-constructed from rice bags (as cute as they may be) or coffee, tea and chocolate (as delicious as they are). True, they’re more difficult to find, but once you do, you’ll discover clothing that doesn’t look or feel like a burlap sack, toys that are actually appealing to play with and perfect-presents-for-foodies that extend beyond the typical and tired choco-treats.

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