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We all work hard to reduce waste and lessen our carbon footprints. So let’s celebrate our environmental efforts and achievements with Waste Reduction Week! While waste reduction is an ongoing effort—and Waste Reduction Week is a year-round program—October 18 to 23...
Choosing to keep Halloween healthy and green can feel out of your hands, especially when kids are going door to door, But sustainability and health start at home—and you’ll be surprised by how quickly positive change can spread throughout your...
While Halloween festivities are enjoyable for the whole family, the amount of trash that ends up in the landfill afterwards is indeed quite scary. Not to mention, many people end up spending a huge amount of money on items that...
Costumes in particular contribute to throwaway culture with their single-use nature and are also primarily made with plastic and polyester. We can help decrease waste this year by thrifting our own costumes and making sure we’ll wear the pieces again...
Between plastic wrap, plastic bags and Ziploc bags, kitchens are filled with disposable products. With Waste Reduction Week (October 18th to 24th) upon us, there’s no better time to make a switch towards reusable—and beeswax cotton wraps are an easy...
Over the years Sami Grover has written more than 2,000 articles for Treehugger, but he’s also an eco-hypocrite—and he’s pretty sure you are, too. His newly published book, We’re All Climate Hypocrites Now: How Embracing Our Limitations Can Unlock the...
I discovered this dish at a restaurant in New York. (Yes, I love to travel.... and brag about it!) When I returned home, I knew I needed to create my own version of this unique dish. Give it a try:...
The focus for this project was the ecological and compact element of the space, and the home features split floors and an iconic lifted green roof that acts as ‘a continuation of the soil’. Two elevated structures create definition on...
As we all work together to reduce our carbon footprints, cutting back on plastic wrap is an excellent step. Not only does it help the environment by not polluting land and sea with particles chemicals but also helps you maintain...
But what if you could experience a pop-up featuring sustainable brands? That's where new, local pop-up shop, Warehouse, comes in. Their goal? To allow local, eco-conscious brands who wouldn't otherwise be able to afford a retail space a chance to share...
At the beginning of the summer, the west coast of North America experienced a heat dome, complete with record-breaking temperatures for many areas. The tiny town of Lytton in British Columbia hit 49.6 Celsius, the highest temperature ever recorded in...
When looking to regenerate our land, we can be quick to rush in and remove all of the weeds for the sake of replanting “beneficial” species. But what if our infamous garden foe is actually a friend and tool for...
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