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Earth911 Podcast, August 12, 2019: The iRecyle App Is Back & Summer Sustainability

Summer break is over and the Earth911 podcast gang is …

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Break It Down: 4 Composters for Small Spaces

A common misconception is that you can’t garden and make …

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Enjoy Your Coffee With Less Waste

Can you drink your daily cup of joe more sustainably? …

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Solutions for Apartment Dwellers: Bokashi Composting

At least 60 percent of the U.S. population lives in multifamily homes like apartments, which can make composting more difficult. When you don’t have a backyard to toss your scraps, where do they go? Fortunately, more cities are taking steps…

The Ultimate Guide To Creating A Greener Kitchen

When setting out to create a greener kitchen and home it’s hard to know where to start. Information overload is definitely a problem. Five minutes on Google and suddenly I have 42 checklists, 700 “green” products to buy, and if I don’t make the…

When Is Composting Better Than Recycling?

It’s a testament to our increased awareness of waste management and environmental issues that we now often have several options at hand when it comes to getting rid of things that have outlived their purpose — reuse, recycling, composting,…

Is Composting Boring Or (Actually) Black Gold?

My personal highlight of 2015 was when I successfully negotiated the trade of beer for a compost bin. I’d just moved into a new house with a big backyard and installed my clothesline, and while I was itching to get my composting started, I also…

Is Composting Boring Or (Actually) Black Gold?

My personal highlight of 2015 was when I successfully negotiated the trade of beer for a compost bin. I’d just moved into a new house with a big backyard and installed my clothesline, and while I was itching to get my composting started, I…

10 Weird Things You Can Actually Compost

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…

10 Weird Things You Can Actually Compost

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…