Once Halloween has come and gone, what are the most environmentally responsible ways to get rid of my droopy old pumpkins?
Tips to Prevent Recycling the Wrong Items Failure to properly sort out non-recyclables hurts everybody
While it’s important to recycle, how you do the deed can affect the impact you have on the environment and your household budget…
Composting your food scraps can cut way down on the waste sent to landfills while helping to produce nutrient-rich fertilizer for your garden…
E’s Green Home Picks: Chase Off the Chill A Clever Composter, an Electric Leaf Blower and a Cozy Organic Blanket
Green home picks to chase off the chill: A Clever Composter, an Electric Leaf Blower and a Cozy Organic Blanket
Install a penguin-inspired low-flow faucet; Usher in spring with organic sheets; Make composting classy with a stainless steel compost pail.
Dear EarthTalk: My husband and I want to start a garden this year. I really want to make compost from leftover food scraps and yard materials. He says it will attract unwanted animals, and refuses to agree to it. Is he right? If so, how do we deal with that issue in a green-friendly, non-lethal way?
Dear EarthTalk: What happens to major appliances that get carted off when new ones take their place? We have a dishwasher and a refrigerator that are both on the blink now and may need replacement. I’d rather fix them than buy new, even if it’s more expensive to do so, because I don’t want to add these big clunkers to the waste stream. What’s your take on this?
In-vessel Composting Offers Great Green Promise