10 Weird Things You Can Actually Compost

March 30, 2016 by  
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Composting is a magic process where kitchen waste transforms into rich, black soil. Even those of you without one of these magical boxes in the backyard probably know that you can compost fruit and veggie peels, coffee grounds and paper towel – but…

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Grow a Grass Rug for Your Bedroom

October 21, 2011 by  
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Photo: pia You’ve got the grass chair in the backyard, now it is time for the grass rug in your bedroom… It’s easier than one would imagine: it’s a grow-your-own, from a kit… … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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NASA’s Visual Tour of Every Fire on Earth Since 2002

October 21, 2011 by  
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Credit: NASA When our earliest ancestors first learned to manipulate perhaps the most powerful of natural forces by creating and harnessing fire, it set the human species on a trajectory towards global domination from which we, for better or worse, have yet to veer. What began as humble campfire flames flickering in the otherwise pitch-black, prehistoric night, now propels our combustion engines and powers our cities, lighting our houses and drowning out stars. But in as much as the flames of our ambitions burn in relation to the benefits of fire, … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Yardbirds: Columbia, S.C. Moves Closer to Allowing Urban Chickens

December 6, 2009 by  
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photo: J. Novak I had always said that once we moved out of the city, my first purchase would be a chicken coop

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Julie & Julia Author Dishes to the Daily Beast About Meat-eating, Vegetarianism, and Jonathan Safran Foer

December 6, 2009 by  
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Apprenticing with a butcher changed Julie Powell’s ideas about eating meat. Photo by me’nthedogs via Flickr. The intimate details of her and her husband’s affairs may be the main grist for the media in Julie Powell ‘s new book, Cleaving , but the author of the best-selling memoir Julie & Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen has some juicy things to say about meat-eating, vegetarianism, and fellow author

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Good News and Bad News About the Ozone Hole

December 6, 2009 by  
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Image via NASA Good news: The hole is getting smaller. Bad news: It was keeping temps lower.

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Raleigh Denim: Sustainably Stitched Jeans

December 6, 2009 by  
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Raleigh Denim Co-founders Victor and Sarah Lytvinenko. Credit: Nick Pironio, Via Eco-Chick Flipping through the glossies today at Barnes & Noble I happened upon a write-up on sustainable jeans company Raleigh Denim in Nylon Mag ‘s November Issue–Starre Vartan covered them on Eco-Chick back in October. Co-founder…

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