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How to Reduce Your Home's Carbon Footprint

This is a guest post by Justin Havre, a Calgary native and owner of Justin Havre & Associates.

A home’s carbon footprint is its impact on the environment, measured in the amount of carbon dioxide released in the process of operating that home. 964 more words

Environment

Recycling Coffee Bags with TerraCycle

We save money on fair-trade organic coffee by buying five-pound bags.  Larger bags also mean less garbage per pound of coffee, but those metallized plastic bags are still an environmental problem: Most recycling programs won’t take them, and they’re not biodegradable. 686 more words

Environment

Mini-ecosystems to Moon

#China #moon #space #habitation #miniecosystem #life #mission

China will be sending mini-ecosystems containing potato seeds and silkworm eggs next year. This will be an attempt to understand how organisms will develop on the lunar surface. 105 more words

Space

A Tale of Two Toothpastes

As a VIP member of Grove Collaborative, I get a free item or special deal every month or two.  Recently, we’ve tried two new natural toothpastes.  1,050 more words

Habitation

The Dishwasher Ladybug

Many things in our home previously belonged to our relatives.  I claimed many books, dishes, pieces of furniture, and framed artwork from my grandparents’ homes after they died.  801 more words

Environment

The Next Garden

The Next Garden
Kim Goldberg

Reading Sam Hamill’s Habitation
in my unkempt garden as the sun crests
the roof-line, I watch you descend into the scraggle… 147 more words

Poetry