Maven Moment: Spring Fashion!

Around this time of the year, when we are getting tired of winter, bright, fresh, spring fashions tempt us from magazine pages. Who wouldn’t love a new floral print blouse or a cute pair of coral colored flats? The trouble is that this kind of fast fashion, that is, buying…

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Zero-Waste Cleaning and Laundry Tips

Similar to a forest ecosystem, zero-waste cleaning systems produce nothing that can’t be reused and repurposed. Waste to one system is food for another. This concept is inspiring to many people wishing to make their lives more sustainable and is gaining in popularity. Household cleaners and laundry products are a…

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7 DIY Recycled Bird Feeders

Invite your feathered friends into your garden this spring with these seven bird feeders you can make out of materials you might have otherwise thrown away or recycled — plastic bottles, milk cartons, or scraps of wood. There’s a project here for everyone, regardless of your age or skill level…

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Earth911 Podcast, March 11, 2019: Sustana Group Aims for 100% Paper Recycling

The Sustana Group is a pioneer in paper recycling. The company’s Rolland division started producing recycled paper decades ago and now provides annual sustainability and production lifecycle assessments of its supply chain to ensure customers have all the necessary environmental information to make a carbon-aware purchase. Today, Sustana is partnered…

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10 Greenest Dishwashers

Dishwashers have improved a lot in recent decades. Not only do they clean better, but they have become much more efficient. In the 1990s, the average dishwasher used 10 gallons of water per cycle. Today, some use as little as 2 gallons. There is no longer any question about whether…

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