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‘Netflix’ of Baby Clothes Reduces Clothing Waste

Raising a baby is hectic, so it’s no wonder disposable bibs, diapers and bottles are in high demand. They’re easy and always clean, but they aren’t always “green.” As those little limbs grow, in a way, clothing becomes disposable too, finally…

Wireless Device Recycling Reaps Rewards

It might sound vaguely barbaric, but when you get down to fundamental levels, people want to be rewarded for their good behavior. And as they grow older, they want to be rewarded with something better than gold stars and lollipops. eRecyclingCorps…

Reduce and Reuse This St. Patrick’s Day

Gearing up for some St. Paddy’s Day revelry this Saturday? Why not do it in true “green” fashion? Earth911 rounded up five easy ways to reduce, reuse and recycle your way to an eco-friendly St. Patrick’s Day. 1. Swap, borrow…

90,000 Petition for Bottle Ban in Grand Canyon

Written by Jenn Savedge, MNN More than 90,000 people across the country have joined a popular campaign on Change.org asking the National Park Service (NPS) to go ahead with plans to ban plastic water bottles in Grand Canyon National Park. Last…

Panda Poo to Be Used as Fertilizer for World’s Most Expensive Tea

Written by Bryan Nelson, MNN Are you a conservationist and a tea connoisseur? By using panda poo as fertilizer for a new kind of tea, one man in China thinks he has found the perfect tea for you — if you can afford it. An Yanshi, a lecturer at…

Shop Small: Small Business Saturday

Written by Melissa Hincha-Ownby, MNN If you have pledged to participate in Buy Nothing Day next Friday, November 25 but don’t think you can go for the Buy Nothing Christmas then I have another pledge for you to take: participate in Small Business…

4 Alternative Thanksgiving Celebrations

Written by Starre Vartan, MNN As I was explaining to some foreign visitors the other day, the best part about Thanksgiving is that it’s all-inclusive, and pretty much everyone can (and does) celebrate it. To take part in Thanksgiving, you…

6 Tips For Green Renovation

The following is an op-ed piece by Jim Halter, vice president of construction solutions for Waste Management. It does not describe the views or opinions of Earth911. For architects, builders and suppliers, Greenbuild is like Thanksgiving, Earth Day…

Guidelines For Hassle-Free Couponing

Written by Robin Shreeves, MNN.com Here’s a little couponing story. One day I had a coupon for $1 off two boxes of cereal and another coupon for $1 off a carton of eggs with the purchase of two boxes of cereal. The cashier got rather annoyed and…