That bamboo is an eco-friendly material is well-advertised in sustainability-focused media (such as this blog!) It grows quickly, cheaply, and biodegrades. Here we show you ten uses for bamboo you may not have heard of:
As the holiday season winds down, you may find yourself staring at a buttload of wrapping paper scraps — because you totally save those like the recycling pro that you are! Right? What are you going to do with all that paper? Wrap things — yes, of course — but in case you’d like to think outside the box, here we present some alternative uses for this salvaged material. Gather the kids ‘round — it’s crafting time!
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One more “con” for your list of Things That Will Happen When the Polar Ice Caps Melt: ancient viruses and bacteria will be released upon human civilization!
Dun dun duuun.
Here we are again with some seasonally-appropriate tips on how to make your holiday gathering a little easier on the environment.
You may have heard of the epidemic suspected of causing negative health effects in communities surrounding eco-friendly wind turbines. You may not, rather. You may not have heard about the epidemic known as Wind Turbine Syndrome, or WTS, because it has been largely discredited by the scientific community for being silly.
WTS was the subject of a recent segment on The Colbert Report: [click for more]
Happy Hallogreen, y’all. Put down the Fun Size candies with their gratuitous plastic packaging and hang up your scary masks, because you know what’s really scary is all the PVC and other volatile organic compounds they contain. Buzzkill, you say? Nay, my friends. You, too, can start making more eco-friendly decisions on this $6 billion holiday that celebrates overconsumption and throwaway culture as much as it does dress-up and spooky stories by following a few simple guidelines…
When it comes time for a barn (or another ancient structure) to be demolished — generally for the health and safety of nearby residents — Erin True has dibs on the rubble. Just look at what this former art teacher can do with salvaged planks…
They sound like the eerie brainchild of a Hollywood screenwriter, but aquatic “dead zones” are a real and, biologists say, a growing problem. You can probably guess what they are — as the name suggests, a dead zone is an area that kills marine life.
But the name is also a little misleading.