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Are You ‘Eco’ Enough to Eat Your Own Packaging?

By Tom Szaky, TreeHugger This is a guest post from Tom Szaky, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of TerraCycle, which provides free waste collection, and then turns that waste into sustainable …

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7 Edible Weeds

By Jordan Laio, Hometalk Along with gardening season comes the battle with weeds. They compete for soil nutrients, sunlight, and they enjoy disturbed soil. But did you know that many common ga…

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Edible Cups Make Delicious Addition To Any Party

If you've been trying to live a greener more sustainable life, both at home and around town, the word "disposable" carries an undesirable connotation. Our society is plagued by a throw-away mentali…

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Lemon Balm: A Friend for the Bees

Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) is a member of the Lamiaceae (Mint) Family. Melissa, the genus name is from the Latin melisso phyllum, meaning, "honey bee" as it is a favorite flower of bees. The…

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Delightful Daylilies

Daylily is the common name of the species of the genus Hemerocallis. Hemerocallis comes from the Greek words hemera, meaning "day" and kalos, translating to "beautiful." The flowers of most specie…

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Lambsquarter: Wild Spinach in Your Yard

Thirty some years ago, I lived on a farm in Reynolds, Missouri. Every Thursday I would go help an elderly neighbor woman -- Mrs. Glore -- old enough to have outlived three husbands. She taught me that…

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Get Off Your Grass and Create an Edible Lawn

Americans currently spend more than 30 billion dollars, millions of gallons of gasoline, and countless hours to maintain the dream of the well-kept lawn. An estimated 67 million pounds of herbicides, …

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