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DIY Thanksgiving Decor Made from Trash

If you're looking to reduce waste and save some money on your Thanksgiving decor, what better way to pull it off than by decorating with trash? To help you deck your halls the eco way, Earth911 rounded up these 11 creative decor ideas made from waste items you already have.Wendy GabrielNovember 17, 2017

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Sleep is an essential part of our well-being. The process ...Earth911November 16, 2017

Is Organic Food Healthier?: All the Factors Analyzed

Organic food has become incredibly popular in the past five ...Madeleine SomervilleNovember 15, 2017

Avoiding the Watery Grave: How to Recycle Fiberglass Boats

Boating is a major industry in the U.S., with millions ...Brian BrassawNovember 14, 2017
Upcycled Baby Food Storage Containers

10 Ways to Upcycle Baby Food Storage Containers

After you’ve had a baby and she’s old enough to ...Wendy GabrielNovember 13, 2017

Eco-Friendly Business Cards: A Professional’s Guide

Business cards are ever-present bits of networking collateral — bought, ...Madeleine SomervilleNovember 10, 2017

Beat the Blues: 7 Ways to Boost Your Home & Mood Naturally

With daylight saving time trailing freshly behind us, shorter days ...Lisa BeresNovember 9, 2017

‘Trashy’ Sea Sculptures Focus Attention on Ocean Pollution

Some folks stroll along shorelines ignoring wayward flip-flops, scattered bits ...Patti RothNovember 8, 2017

How Recyclers Are Affected by Smart Gadgets

A refrigerator used to be a place where you merely ...Haley ShapleyNovember 7, 2017

Recycling Mysteries: Brick

The Three Little Pigs will be the first to tell ...Trey GrangerNovember 6, 2017

What Happens to Airplanes No Longer Fit to Fly?

As a kid, I remember seeing striking pictures of massive ...Brian BrassawNovember 3, 2017

Halloween’s Over, Compost Your Pumpkin!

Halloween has come and gone, and you’re probably ready to ...Trey GrangerNovember 2, 2017

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