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07

Apr

How ‘waste crime’ is costing governments millionsIt’s often thought of as a minor misdemeanor, but illegal dumping of trash has a real price tag, and it’s often linked to organized crime.

How ‘waste crime’ is costing governments millions
It’s often thought of as a minor misdemeanor, but illegal dumping of trash has a real price tag, and it’s often linked to organized crime.

04

Apr

50 ways to reuse your garbageFrom fruit peels and coffee grounds to pantyhose and pill bottles, here’s how to save money and treat your trash like treasure.

50 ways to reuse your garbage
From fruit peels and coffee grounds to pantyhose and pill bottles, here’s how to save money and treat your trash like treasure.

28

Mar

You’ll be amazed at how many times single-use coffee pod waste could circle the EarthIf you think the waste from one little K-Cup doesn’t make much of a difference, think again.

You’ll be amazed at how many times single-use coffee pod waste could circle the Earth
If you think the waste from one little K-Cup doesn’t make much of a difference, think again.

14

Jan

treehugger:


This inspiring family generates only 1 quart of waste annually

treehugger:

This inspiring family generates only 1 quart of waste annually

11

Nov

dishingdirty:

Fake or real? A woman never tells. #dishingdirty by AbesMarket.com

dishingdirty:

Fake or real? A woman never tells. #dishingdirty by AbesMarket.com

10

Nov

Why we need to live with less 
Americans have more stuff and more space for that stuff than ever before. Is it possible to scale back? 

07

Nov

The world’s 10 most polluted places
Remote industrial towns, e-waste processing centers and the site of an infamous nuclear disaster top 2013’s worst polluted places, according to a new list from the New York-based nonprofit Blacksmith Institute.

27

May

How do they do it? Through lots of glass jars, obliterating clutter, and recycling only as a last resort. Bea Johnson shares her top 10 tips.

How do they do it? Through lots of glass jars, obliterating clutter, and recycling only as a last resort. Bea Johnson shares her top 10 tips.

26

Mar

7 tips on how to reduce food waste in your kitchen
Save money on food by getting creative with what’s already in your fridge and pantry.

7 tips on how to reduce food waste in your kitchen

Save money on food by getting creative with what’s already in your fridge and pantry.

24

Mar

Solar rubbish and recycling bins to grace garbage-y Times Square
Michael Bloomberg takes a breather from his health kick to introduce a small army of solar-powered waste and recycling stations that will be installed in the trash-generating heart of New York City.

Solar rubbish and recycling bins to grace garbage-y Times Square

Michael Bloomberg takes a breather from his health kick to introduce a small army of solar-powered waste and recycling stations that will be installed in the trash-generating heart of New York City.