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Compostable Waste

Meatless Monday: Give Back, Don't Throw Out

Ellen Kanner | Posted 02.01.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Before you pitch those potatoes, stop and consider they'll be joining an estimated 36 billion tons of annual American food waste.

College Students Might Not Have To Wash Their Sheets Anymore

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 08.19.2012 | College

College students are known to play dirty when it comes to washing bedsheets. They either ignore the layer of filth building on their beds until a conc...

How Do I Keep My Compost Contaminant Free?

Posted 06.07.2012 | Green

From Networx's Chaya Goodman: I interviewed three professors to find out what, if any, contaminants could be lurking in home compost piles. I wante...

'Sorry But I Can't Hear You Over This Sun Chips Bag': Compostable Packaging Irks Snackers

The Wall Street Journal | By SUZANNE VRANICA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Frito-Lay makes a lot of noise marketing its Sun Chips snacks as "green." They are cooked with steam from solar energy, the message goes. But its la...

Four Ways To Compost Indoors

Jenn Sturiale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jenn Sturiale

For those of us without access to backyard, frontyard, or even sideyard space in which to compost our food scraps, there are still ways in which we c...

Cities Contemplate Composting The Toilet

nytimes.com | Kate Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In addition to catching raindrops, homeowners and building managers are trying out another way to conserve water: composting toilets....

Composting Guide: Indoor Or Outdoors, You Can Cut Down On Waste

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Whether you plan to compost in your home or outside, composting is the foundation for organic and sustainable gardening. Every day 200 million pounds ...

Greening Hollywood: Teens Choose Green at '08 Awards

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paige Donner

Teen Choice Award nominees relished the idea of a recyclable "blue" carpet; they'd specifically requested to rent a recyclable blue carpet rather than purchasing it outright and throwing it away after the event.