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Make natural fabric dye with vegetable scraps
Your next knockout outfit might come from your last killer dinner.
What do the numbers on plastic mean? And 3 other trashy questions, answered.
Master the art of the blue bin.
How to keep food, plastic, and fabric out of the landfill
Tackle life on the principles of reduce, reuse, and recycle.
To shore up packaging recycling, Maine is making businesses foot the bill
The policy is common outside of the US—and moves the responsibility of waste from taxpayers back to producers.
The truth about reusable kitchen essentials
Bamboo drinking straws, beeswax wrap, and silicone bags aren't as sustainable as we think.
Microbes found in cow stomachs could help solve our plastic problem
The US has a plastic problem—and waste from the meat industry could actually help.
What actually happens to the clothes you donate depends on where you live
It depends on where you live, but many thrift stores and other donation programs can divert even the most tattered items from the landfill.
Where does your paper come from? The good and the bad news.
A huge chunk of paper products get recycled—but the industry isn't perfect.
Host a sustainable affair with these environmentally-friendly tips
Reduce, reuse, recycle, and rejoice.
Old fish bones could make the eco-friendly plastic we’ve been waiting for
We have a ocean-destroying plastic problem, but fishery waste could help.