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Are Tea Bags Really Compostable?

Composting your tea bags seems like a no-brainer, right? It's a paper wrapper, a fabric string, and a bunch of damp leaves - seems perfect for the compost bin. The trouble with tea bags is that there'…

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The Simple Breakdowns of Composting

You don't have to have a large garden or an expensive composter to turn your scraps into nutritious fertilizer; it's easy and you can even do it in the smallest apartment. Here, Michelle, editor of …

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3 Reasons to Love Earthworms

By Sayward Rebhal, Networx I have a degree in biology, which means I’ve spent more than my fair share of time hanging around with earthworms. And let me tell you - they’re awesome critters! They'…

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How to Compost Table Scraps

Wondering how to compost your table scraps? Don't have a big back yard? Green living expert Terri Bennett shows you an option that requires very little space and effort. Your plants will thank you. Ph…

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Celebrate International Compost Awareness Week

While conceivable that this great, week-long holiday could be overshadowed by other events such as Mother’s Day, International Compost Awareness Week is SO worth celebrating. This week focuses on buil…

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The Simplicity of Composting

You don't have to have a large garden or an expensive composter to turn your scraps into nutritious fertilizer; it's easy and you can even do it in the smallest apartment. Here, Remodelista contributi…

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Farming Revolution in South Africa

A new project in South Africa is taking organic waste that would otherwise be left to simply decay in garbage dumps and processing it in a special facility belonging to the South African company Relia…

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6 Ways to Teach Your Kids About Sustainable Living

By Carmen Staicer for DietsInReview.com Once you have a baby, your life changes. Not only in the small ways - you have less time for yourself, you drive slower, and maybe you even buy life insura…

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12 Steps to a Greener 2012

The Worldwatch Institute—an independent research organization based in Washington, D.C., that works on energy, resource, and environmental issues—recently published these 12 tips we can all try in…

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10 Things Your Pets Want To Tell You About Going Green

From Your Loving Pet... 1. I am easily distracted. Did you see that squirrel? If you want to make a measurable difference, you'll need to get my attention. Please put up a recycling system for the …

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