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There are Worms Under My Sink: Vermicomposting!

I stopped by the office today to check on the ducklings that hatched in our 4-H Embryology incubators last week (they are adorable!). I went into my office, checked my voicemail and the message was… 290 more words

UNL Extension

Sunday Stills, the next challenge: Trash

Trash may refer to:

In garbage:

 unwanted or undesired waste material

litter a waist container  or  a”Trash can”

On the other hand :……

Recycling is a process to change (waste) materials into new products to prevent waste of potentially useful materials, reduce the consumption of fresh raw materials, reduce energy usage, reduce air pollution  and water pollution (from landfilling) by reducing the need for “conventional” waste disposal, and lower greenhouse gas emissions as compared to plastic production.Recycling is a key component of modern waste reduction.   8 more words

Challenge

White Raven Cape

When I was 35 I got my Cree name. I wasn’t at all surprised to find the Spirits know me as Strong Woman, I’m fairly certain no one else was surprised either. 581 more words

New Economy

Free advice on saving money by reducing waste

Green Business is a resource efficiency advisory service funded by the Environmental Protection Agency as part of the National Waste Prevention Programme.  it aims to assist businesses to deliver cost savings through: 119 more words

Ding! Ding! Ding!

I recently touched on a concept called “The Green Triangle” that was put forth by author, editor, and simple living adherent, Ernest Callenbach. Seems he was able many years ago to put into words a principle that I’ve often used to guide me in my daily choices and decisions concerning my money, my health or the environment. 665 more words

Frugal

"The Hungry Time"

If you or someone you know eats, you’re part of this conversation. Native Americans referred to this very time in our annual trip around the sun as ‘The Hungry Time’; that period between the last of the stored fall provisions and the beginnings of the new spring bounty. 956 more words

Growing Food

Reusable Produce Bags #wasteLESSwednesday

Since I’ve been selected as one of David Suzuki’s Queen of Green “Green Coaches” for 2014, on Wednesdays I post my favourite ways to waste less….  106 more words

Greener Living