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Eco-Friendly Dinnerware Choices

November 15th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

The holidays are a great time for families and friends to come together and enjoy conversation and good times and your dinnerware can actually spark some great conversations about being eco-conscious. Here are some great eco-friendly dinnerware choices for those who are avid environmentalists or those just venturing in to the world of green living


Creative Reuse of Packaging

October 20th, 2011 | by Sonya Kanelstrand

Reducing waste is one of the main concerns of modern society. In a strive to minimize industrial processes and maximize the fun of everyday life a Costa Rica University implements possible creative reuses and implementations of what before went straight to the trash


Fall is a Great Time for Recycling Clothes

September 20th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Most recycled clothes are gently used or can still have their tags making them a valuable gift for someone less fortunate. And less face it, there are many falling into that category today. Here is why fall is a great time for recycling clothes and who those clothes can benefit


The Muncher; Garbage Eating Industrial Composting Machine

September 10th, 2011 | by Karen Lee

Wouldn't it be great if world's garbage did not end up in landfills or be incinerated? And wouldn't it be great if you can throw out your garbage and a big composting machine can turn it into nutrient filled mulch in matter of hours and not months or years? If a green technology company called Ecologico-Logic had its way, it just may be possible to turn garbage into plant food and we don't have to worry about clogging landfills or polluting the air. [Top image: Artist rendering of 50 ton per day capacity muncher by Jacob Dickinson, used with permission from Ecologic Logic


How To Make Sour Cream

August 18th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Instead of clogging up the recycle bin, why not make your own sour cream and save both the environment and your wallet? Making this dairy staple takes only two ingredients and a container for storage, preferably glass


How to Make Yogurt

August 16th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

You can make your own yogurt using glass containers which helps mother earth, saves money and helps keep you healthy


Plastic World (Infographic)

August 1st, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Plastic -- can you imagine a day without it? It has come to be a component of nearly everything we buy and use, it seems. On the one hand, plastic has made things possible that might not have been possible. On the other hand, there are a few major problems (at least) with its widespread use



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