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Compostable Wardrobe: Organic Cotton, Walnut Dyed Dress

Thanks to the ASPiRE Grant, I was able to purchase several yards of organic cotton grown in the USA.

I choose a simple pattern and altered the neckline by adding an antique piece of lace and cutting away the extra fabric. 121 more words

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A Compostable Wardrobe, Socks

I have had this idea of creating a compostable wardrobe twirling around in my head for awhile. I remember the day I was hanging my clothes out to dry when I realized that all my clothing was future trash. 416 more words

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G-KUP, Vancouver Company, Patents 1st Compostable Coffee Pods

A Vancouver-based company has come up with 100 per cent compostable coffee pods as a solution to uneconomical and incredibly wasteful K-Cups.

The plastic single-serve coffee pods designed for Keurig machines have exploded in popularity, but the garbage it creates has become a global problem. 127 more words


Traveling Trash-Free Style

Seattle, Washington is crazily devoted to lowering their impact on the environment, causing me to crazily fall in love with the city. It was unbelievably easy to avoid making trash. 632 more words

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Eating Out, Trash-Free Style

My cousins took me out for lunch the other day to one of their favorite restaurants. I will admit, I started to cringe when I saw tables of disposable cups, forks and plates. 84 more words

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Gaia Cabinet

By Erika Braccini, designer and recent graduate of Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK.

The Gaia Cabinet is a movable furniture unit that contains soil and earthworms. 731 more words


Baby-Step #6 Laundry

Laundry detergent, fabric softener, dryer sheets, stain remover, etc.

When I did my previous post about cleaning supplies, I mainly focused on supplies for the bathroom and general areas of the home. 631 more words