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June 18, 2013

Waste Not 

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New York Pilots City-Wide Compost Program

New York City throws 1.2 million tons of food waste into landfills every year. Mayor Bloomberg hopes the city's new composting program will change that.

December 31, 2012

Fish Food 

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Maria Finn: The Whole Fish

Feel wasteful when you throw away the heads, skins and bones after a tasty trout dinner? Maria Finn has strategies for using every part of the fish.

May 11, 2012

Trash To Treasure 

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Composting 101: Tips And Tricks For Creating A Healthy Heap

Why does the compost pile smell? How often do I turn it? How do I know it's garden-ready? This composting primer is handy for beginners and experts alike.

May 2, 2012

Landfill Rejects 

Nine steel coffee cans hanging spaced out on a green wall.  Each is full of soil and growing herbs or small plants.

Grow It In Garbage! Repurposing Waste To Build Your Garden

We love these six ideas for recycling through gardening.

March 14, 2012

Underemployed 

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Put Your Chickens To Work

Learn how to get a little free labor out of your flock. Here's a hint: Sometimes the best move forward is a giant step back.

November 11, 2011

Bottle Ban 

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Bottle Ban No More After Coca-Cola Became Involved

A plan to reduce the waste in the Grand Canyon by banning plastic water bottles has been abruptly shelved.

June 12, 2011

Green Thumb 

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Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Recycling In The Garden

Can you think of a better lifestyle than living at one with your environment from start to finish?

May 20, 2011

Sustainable Gardening 

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Using What You’ve Got: Permaculture And Rain Barrels

Three farmers use what they've got to water their garden, rebuild their soil, and transform a wilderness plot into a homestead.

November 15, 2010

Reduce - Reuse - Recycle 

Soda Can and Glass Bottle

The 5 Most Important Items Everyone Should Recycle

On America Recycles Day, Earth Eats says recycle that soda can and water bottle! Those two products top the list of the 5 most important items to recycle.

November 25, 2009

Recycling and Composting 

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City of San Francisco Implements Mandatory Composting Program

Last month the city of San Francisco implemented the nation's first mandatory composting program, helping to close the loop locally in the bay area.

September 26, 2009

Sustainable Businesses 

Chad Roeder stands with his bike in front of a row of trash cans

Pedal Power And Recycling: Breaking Away To Greener Living

Bloomington-based Pedal Power tries to save the earth one bike ride at a time. Chad Roeder is the brawn behind the brains of this operation.

August 4, 2009

Recycling 

Overflowing recycle bins.

You Better Recycle…Big Brother Is Watching!

In some communities, when the trash crew comes around each week they can pull up which houses are recycling properly - and which are not.

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