Set Up Self-Watering Systems for Thirsty Plants

What can you do to make sure your plants thrive through fall? Add a self-watering system.

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3 Reasons No-Shave November Is Good for the Environment

We love any excuse to raise money for cancer research. But we’re especially fond of No-Shave November for its low-waste benefits, too.

Smashing Pumpkins: What to Do with Your Leftover Jack-o-Lantern

If you’re wondering what to do with that pumpkin now that Halloween’s over, fret not — here are a few solutions that will make you, your pumpkin and your planet happy.

More Crafts Made from Found Fall Foliage

These 12 crafts will give you ideas on finding new uses for fallen leaves, nuts and branches — other than simply tossing them on the compost pile.

Upcycle Unwanted Holiday Ornaments for Halloween

In need of a low-cost, last-minute Halloween decorating idea? Blogger Amy Anderson of Mod Podge Rocks has you covered. With this truly one-of-a-kind idea, the creative craft-lover transformed unwanted holiday baubles into adorable Halloween…

Fall Entertaining Idea: Host a No-Carve Pumpkin Party

Many of us are used to decorating with traditional jack-o-lanterns, but why not try something a bit different this year and opt for a no-carve pumpkin instead? In addition to being faster, no-carve designs will make it much easier to …

7 Great Game-Day Recycling Programs

These seven schools — all participants in the Game Day Recycling Challenge, a friendly collegiate recycling competition — are leading the way in keeping game-day trash out of landfills.

12 DIY Halloween Decor Ideas Made from Trash

Giving your home a spooky spruce for Halloween doesn’t have to involve a trip to the big-box store. To help you reduce waste and save money this season, Earth911 rounded up 12 creative decor ideas made from waste items you …

Make Festive Pumpkins from Unreadable Books

Old, unreadable books can become festive pumpkin-like dĂ©cor with this project from the It’s Always Autumn blog.

Want Free Fresh Fruit? Find It Online!

FallingFruit.org is an international project that shows where the general public can find fruits, vegetables and nuts that are free for the taking.