Get Seasonal: Spring Recipes You’ll Love

To celebrate the season, we’re getting creative with the three As of spring: asparagus, artichokes, and arugula. Each of these tasty seasonal veggies has something different to offer in the kitchen, and we can’t wait to explore every one of them. Read on for fresh ideas you’ll love. Asparagus Risotto…

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6 Things to Consider Before Replacing Windows

Windows provide light, warmth, ventilation, and views of the outdoors. Unfortunately, they can also reduce home energy efficiency and can be cumbersome to operate. Although window replacement is a popular home improvement, it is often not worth the upfront investment. Consider these six things before replacing your windows. Installing all…

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7 Steps Toward a Zero-Waste Lifestyle

The average person generates 4.4 pounds of waste each day. Of that waste, a mere 1.5 pounds is recycled or composted. Nationally, that means that 167 million pounds of waste is disposed of each year. There is a tremendous opportunity here to repurpose, reduce, reuse and, when needed, recycle much…

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Earth911 Podcast, March 29, 2019: Sana Packaging Aims for Sustainable Cannabis

The fast-growing cannabis industry is a growing source of packaging waste, with billions of packages made of plastic, composite materials, and glass already contributing to a new problem. Sana Packaging, founded by two University of Colorado Boulder students, Ron Basak-Smith and James Eichner, has developed hemp- and ocean-plastic-based alternatives for…

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Edible Container Gardens Bloom Beauty and Benefits

Edible container gardens are an excellent idea for pet owners, those short on space, and people bound by homeowners association restrictions. Container gardens are convenient, too; you’ll have fresh produce growing within an arm’s reach. My preferred edible container gardens are filled with fresh herbs. Basil is always growing in our container garden for…

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