PennyGem’s Chloe Hurst helps reveal some ways retailers aren’t wasting the opportunity to reduce environmental impact by offering recycling re…
You can cut back on kitchen waste and feed your plants at the same time with this DIY eggshell fertilizer from TikTok user @maya.sarah19. To make the fertilizer, crush up leftover eggshells and cover with water. After two days, you can water your plants with the mixture.
Yard waste site opens April 1
TikTok user @chelsychristina, the small business owner behind Mindful Goods, knows a thing or two about selecting sustainable products. In her video “5 Things I Don’t Buy Anymore,” the eco-conscious creator breaks down low waste swaps for common household items, from using rags or bamboo toilet paper instead of paper towel and tissue to eliminating disposable makeup wipes by swapping for reusable cotton rounds.
Going green isn’t just great for the environment—it can also be great for your wallet. As EcoTok creator @sabrina.sustainable.life explains, a low waste lifestyle can help you save money while you save the planet. Her low waste and budget friendly swaps include reusable wool dryer balls, a reusable cooking oil spray bottle, and a long-lasting shampoo bar.
Reduce, reuse, recycle, that’s the mantra these days! Buzz60’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has the story.
Vermont is now the first state to legally require composting from its citizens. A look at the process of composting and how it’s now the law o…
Waverly Vets Post offers meal
As the demand for certain types of produce declines in the U.S. amid the coronavirus pandemic, some farmers are being forced to destroy their …
Just because you like to shop doesn’t mean you have to do so without a conscience. And consumers are demanding companies produce wares along those lines as well. Here’s to a year of being aware and being stylish. Global searches between 2018-2019 for the term “secondhand fashion” was up 38%, “low waste weddings” was up 235% and “thrifted home decor” up 308% compared to 2017-2018.
The key to a great stocking stuffer is something practical and interesting that most people would never think of buying for themselves. Of course, it also needs to be small enough to fit in a carry on bag during busy Christmas travel. These clever razor blade savers by SteelBee definitely fit the bill.
At a western Iowa wind farm, a demolition crew saws through red slashes marked on 120-foot turbine blades, cutting them into thirds before stuffing the thinnest piece inside the base's hollow cavity, giving workers room to load more blades onto a flatbed trailer.
BAGLEY, Iowa (AP) — Blood may be thicker than water, but it'll still flood your basement.
With cities opting to ban plastic bags, stores offering bulk products to reduce packaging waste, and eco-conscious consumers picking up their produce in reusable totes, the focus on reducing the amount of plastic waste in our lives is having a moment. But non-recyclable plastics can still be found in dozens of products we use daily around our homes. Here are 4 easy plastic-free swaps you can make in your bathroom:
CEDAR FALLS — City offices will be closed Monday, Dec. 24, and Tuesday, Dec. 25, for the Christmas holiday. Residents having Tuesday as their …