This Place on Earth This Place on Earth: From Connecticut to California, land trusts are growing, keeping precious resources out of developers" hands, and profiting land owners.
Spice it Up Maybe it’s our growing appetite for spicy ethnic and foreign cuisines, or maybe it’s just that our palates thrill to the zip added by seasoning anything thrown on the grill. Whatever the reason, Americans are clearly running hot for spices. Last year, we consumed close to a billion pounds of the stuff, almost four pounds […]
HOUSE & HOME
Unplugging Unplugging is back, baby! A whole new generation of back-to-the-landers are getting away from it all and living off the grid.
E-Waste Not Recycling Our High-Tech Cast-OffsCell phones, TVs and other electronics break or become obsolete at an ever-accelerating pace. And we’ve got the landfills to prove it. According to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) spokesperson, “In 2007, discarded TVs, computers, peripherals (including printers, scanners, faxes), mice, keyboards and cell phones totaled about 2.25 million tons.” And […]
TOOLS FOR GREEN LIVING
Totes, Tees and More Add another groovy tote to your collection; round the bases in vintage-sports-themed tees; cozy up to an allergen-free pillow; let the light in, LED-style; protect yourself naturally for fun in the sun; do some greener grilling.