START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: batteries

Giving New Gadgets? 3 Ways To Reduce Holiday Waste

Recent studies have shown that between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, the average amount of American household waste increases as much as 25 percent. Many people use the holidays as an excuse to …

62 comments

How to Dispose of Old Batteries

Q: I have a ton of old batteries at home, AA, AAA 9V, etc. Is there any way to recycle these? Is it bad for the environment if I just chuck them? A: Yes to your first question and it depends to you…

114 comments

Eco-Crazed? 10 Odd Green Ideas

Strangeness abounds this holiday season. In the fields of green, ideas are sprouting up in all directions. We all want to do our part for the environment, but how far should we go? Blisstree.com …

90 comments

Greener Gadgets

Do you know what a Tweet-a-Watt is? You probably don't, and neither did I before I attended the Greener Gadgets Conference in NYC last week. Before I get to what a Tweet-a-Watt is (gotta love th…

12 comments

Top 10 Eco-Tips for the Holidays

‘Tis better to give than to receive, but with all the season’s generosity of spirit, the environment often pays the price. During the holidays, we travel more, our purchasing increases, we use more e…

12 comments

Recycling Batteries, Light Bulbs and Sneakers: Easy Greening

Cans and newspapers are easy to recycle, but what in the world are we supposed to do with things like batteries and light bulbs? And although they’re not toxic (well…) what about those cruddy sneakers…

36 comments

meet our writers

Diana Vilibert

Diana Vilibert is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn. You can be blog-friends with her at dianavilibert.com, or tweet her at @dianavilibert. more

people are talking

First of all rabbit fur is pinchy and it is not worth the suffering people are causing. Second of al…

Noting a couple of these for future research. In the meantime, really p.o.ed because I can only fin…

With the current economy though, you need to fit in so that you can get a job.

Sweet potatoes and a nice piece of Ham. Yummy...