You can reduce your waste everyday! Choosing a reusable mug or water bottle like Klean Kanteen can make it easier and more attractive!
Browsing the "waste" Tag
In a time of abundance, we need to be extra cautious of our Thanksgiving food waste for the impact on our budget, our landfills and our climate.
Do you know how our trash affects the whole planet? In this in-depth article, we look at the ways that plastics & chemicals pollute our most sensitive environments, including our oceans, our animals and our own bodies.
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 […]
Not everyone wants to talk about waste, but it’s a pretty damn important topic! Last week our Ecopreneurist Priti Ambini moderated a panel discussion with two entrepreneurs who are disrupting the way we think about waste. The discussion happened last week, but lucky you! There is a YouTube video below that shares their Google Hangout! […]
Here at the Important Media network, we get pitched a lot. People ask us to promote all sorts of products, from toothbrushes to electric cars to luxury stays at four star hotels. OK..no one has pitched that at us, yet (ahem). But one of the real pleasures I take in working in the green media business is […]
Back in 2007 blogger Josh Madison tracked his toilet paper usage and representative of just one person, Josh reportedly used 2.8 miles of toilet paper. That’s 49 rolls annually. What if there was a way to cut toilet paper usage and what if that method was already used in most parts of the world outside the United States? Enter the bidet and the method for Americans to reduce their use of toilet paper.
Save waste and eat healthy at lunchtime
Because a wide swathe of the US and Canadian pine forest is currently dying prematurely due to ever increasing Mountain Pine Bark Beetle infestation – all this dead wood will need to be harvested or it will become fuel for wildfire. At this point, our pine forest is an innocent-bystander victim of 20th century climate […]
Turning trash into resources and helping to alleviate poverty at the same time is an audacious goal, but an organization called Waste for Life has taken it on. The group has been working in Lesotho, South Africa, and Argentina to transform discarded materials, chiefly non-recycled plastic waste, into both domestic products and building materials. Waste […]