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Can You be Plastic-Free?

A couple of years ago, Rodale asked me to participate in their Plastic-Free February challenge. Without hesitating, I said yes, thinking I was already using my reusable shopping bags and storing food …

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Charlotte Airport Opens Worm Composting Facility

by Sarah Shultz for Diets in Review The nation's tenth busiest airport, Charlotte Douglas International, sees about forty million passengers annually. Forty million passengers, among other things, …

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6 Easy Ways to Have a Greener Kitchen

Morning shows are fun, but they are kind of rough on a Monday morning! I have a new respect for all those morning show professionals who do it 5 days a week! We had a great time with Ebru Today tal…

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How Plastic Bags Are Killing Our Planet (Infographic)

Over 1 trillion plastic bags are produced every year—and every single one of those bags will take an estimated 1,000 years to degrade. At that cost, is the convenience of using plastic bags really wor…

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Humans 13,000 Years Ago Were Wise Enough to Recycle

By Stephen Messenger, TreeHugger Prehistoric humans often get a bad rap as club-wielding knuckleheads, lumbering along in their tacky animal skin outfits, avoiding hungry saber-toothed cats and b…

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Advocacy Beyond the Checkbook

By Gina Carroll We can change the world without paying a dime. There are amazing ways to make a difference in our own neighborhoods and even worldwide without the necessity of taking out our checkb…

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Brazilian City Offers Vegetables in Exchange for Trash

By Stephen Messenger, TreeHugger In many urban centers throughout the world, vibrant waste recycling programs aren't just eco-minded niceties, they serve an essential role in keeping communities …

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Seoul’s Supersized Refuse Solutions

Mega cities produce mega-mounds of trash. The growing industrial conurbations of Asia, in particular, are having difficulty coping with the masses of refuse resulting from booming consumerism. The gre…

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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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8 Uses for Yogurt Containers

By Chaya Kurtz, Networx How much do you spend on plastic food storage containers? And how much do you spend on yogurt? Here's an epic idea that the crunchy set has been doing forever: save your yog…

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I would add Malchi's to the list of apartment dogs (maltese and chihuaha)

I never used a covered litter box. You have to open it each time to clean it, absurdly troublesome, …

Such an expressive guy--very cute!

I love to drink herbal tea. Perhaps home made ginger root tea helps keep me feeling energized. Besid…