9 Ways to Reuse Aluminum Pie Pans

The winter holiday festivities have come and gone. But after the inevitable baking, entertaining, giving, and receiving associated with the season, do you find you have more than a few leftover aluminum pie pans? The good news, as you may already know, is that aluminum pans are recyclable. But before…

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6 Issues Facing Electric Vehicles

Fun to drive and cheaper to operate, electric vehicles have grown in popularity considerably in recent years. However, automakers still need to overcome some hurdles before they’re broadly adopted. It’s important to consider these issues before buying an electric vehicle to make sure it is the right choice for you….

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Recycle Your Contact Lenses, Don’t Flush Them

When you think of plastic pollution, you probably imagine discarded straws. And water bottles. And bags. Some folks are also focusing on something smaller — itty-bitty items millions of us use everyday. Contact lenses, when improperly discarded, likely create contaminating microplastics. To help prevent microplastic pollution, responsible disposal is important. A free…

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Solid Waste Trends In 2020

Ten years ago, most people thought garbage was boring; even industry professionals thought it was at least predictable. But the past few years have been tumultuous for the garbage industry. China’s National Sword campaign — an import ban on recycling commodities — threw the U.S. waste system into a tailspin…

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Bamboo 101 for Your Household

Families that are striving to live greener can make many small choices that add up to a big impact. Bamboo is a sustainable household option, if you pick the right products and places to implement it. Where does bamboo work best? Where will it have the most potential to do…

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Seek Community, Share Resources

When many of us think of sustainable living, we think of rural homesteads or tiny homes. Homesteads involve cultivating food and living off of the land. Tiny homes use relatively few building materials and consume less energy for heating and cooling. Yet, some people value living in large dwellings, possibly…

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