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How To Reduce Food Waste (and Save Money)

With supermarkets and grocery stores packed with cheap food brands and prepackaged goods, it’s no wonder we overconsume and overdispose. But buying too much too often and paying less attention to the ways we can save means that as much as 40 percent of the food we produce in the United States continues to get […]

August 17th

How to Be Environmentally Conscious

The environment and its preservation has been of worldwide concern since the dawn of humanity’s modern evolution. With global changes and human factors evidently altering the course of the earth’s long-term sustainability, it’s pertinent that we focus on finding ways to counteract these effects. As such, eco-friendly decision-making and behaviors are conscious choices we make […]

July 20th

Sustainable Living in Honolulu: Public Transit, Biking, Renewables, Recycling, Compost, and Local Food

Sustainability is just about the biggest buzzword since synergy or gluten. It’s popping out of more and more mouths (and blogs) because more and more of us are beginning to realize that critical aspects of our daily lives – transportation, food, waste, power production, water management – have become complex systems that aren’t always designed […]

April 3rd

Pumpkin Recycling Tips

With Halloween just around the corner, it won’t be long before you find yourself burdened with sagging, smelly old jack-o-lanterns. Some people choose to smash their rotting pumpkins out in the streets or against their garage doors, while others simply throw them in the trash. But is this really the smart thing to do?

October 30th

3 Simple Organic Gardening Tips

A good organic garden takes a certain set of special techniques to ensure that you get a lot of produce. These techniques are often picked up over time. Those who don’t feel like learning as they go can start using these three simple organic gardening tips to bring in the bountiful harvest as soon as […]

May 23rd

Get Your Compost On!

Though some yards and balconies might be covered in snow at this moment, it’s still a great time to think about composting! Composting uses food scraps, manure, leaves, yard trimmings and more to create a nourishing and important addition to your yard or garden. There are so many ways to compost: worms, black soldier flies, […]

March 4th