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Your compostable cups and containers aren’t reversing the plastic problem
Our waste systems just aren't ready for compostable plastic.
Composting a human body, explained
Composting dead bodies may have once been taboo—but it's a real option for eco-conscious burials.
Host a sustainable affair with these environmentally-friendly tips
Reduce, reuse, recycle, and rejoice.
Compost can help protect us from food poisoning
Organic fertilizer performed better than its industrial counterparts in fighting harmful pathogens.
Trim down on holiday waste this season
It’s the trashiest time of the year—but it doesn’t have to be.
Kitchen compost bins to limit your contributions to landfills
Containers to get you started.
These toilets use worms to compost your poop, and they are our future
As park visitation grows, more areas are seeking alternatives to the usual pit toilets and catholes.
The complete guide to building a rooftop garden
You don't have to have a yard to get things growing.
The weirdest things we learned this week: virgin births, composted humans, and naked South Pole scientists
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
How Austin, Texas, turns its sewage into soil
The journey from stool to sod.