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Home composting. How can I improve my garden using waste?

Composting is the process of decomposing organic material wherein soil microorganisms turn waste into humus, a rich natural fertilizer for plants. This process occurs naturally if you heap up an adequate mix of organic materials in a proper container. 747 more words

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Whittier alumni open free store to reduce waste

From bowls to blazers, the free store has a variety of necessities waiting to be traded for and reused.

Working to reduce waste, the store promotes trading in outgrown clothes rather than tossing them out. 522 more words

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“Food for Thought” – A Classroom Workshop

Ever think about the life cycle of a fast-food hamburger?

Middle school students who take the “Food for Thought” classroom workshop offered by the King County Solid Waste Division do! 337 more words


Quick Tip: Reducing Paper Towel Waste

Last year this popped across my Facebook feed. I gave it a try and it worked! I have to admit I used to always grab more than one towel from dispensers because I thought I needed it. 16 more words

Recycling. How can I reuse resources and waste less?

Recycling is the process of “convert (waste) into reusable material” according to the Oxford Dictionary. This is an important process to get the most out of the available resources in our planet, as extracting some of them is very hard or expensive. 620 more words

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Happy Twenty Sixteen

Happy New Year! January 2016 is here and it is time to kick off the start of my more eco conscious lifestyle.

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Eco Crusade


Things haven’t been easy for me over the years, and it feels strange to say that. In a lot of ways I have been very lucky, but in other ways not so much. 792 more words