Nate Lipka

Nate Lipka

Based in Phoenix, Nate lives vegan, shops local and always doodles in the margins. He subjects himself to rooting for the Sun Devils and Cubs, so take it easy on the guy. He is the former managing editor of Earth911.


  •  
Photo: Flickr/Neil Conway
Feature from Nate Lipka
Perhaps no spot in your home has quite the potential impact on human health as that of your medicine cabinet. Here's how to dispose of those items properly.

READ MORE »


Do plastic bag bans reduce littering? Photo: Flickr/katerha
NEWS
Quick Bit from Nate Lipka
This month, San Diego took a step toward banning the use of plastic bags in grocery stores and other retail outlets. Nearly 80 cities in California have already instituted similar bans, and cities and counties nationwide, from Dallas to Madison, ...

READ MORE »


Photo: Scene from "Garbage! The Revolution Starts at Home"
A&E
Feature from Nate Lipka
With a three-day weekend coming up, chances are you'll have time to squeeze in a movie. Here are 5 waste-fighting documentaries you can stream through Netflix now.

READ MORE »


Apple is set to launch a "Reuse and Recycle" program today, according to 9to5Mac. Photo: Flickr/Yutaka Tsutano
News from Nate Lipka
Starting today, customers will be able to trade in old versions of the iPhone for up to hundreds of dollars toward the purchase of a new iPhone, according to 9to5Mac.

READ MORE »


Jimmy Towel
Quick Bit from Nate Lipka
Quit your paper towel addiction cold turkey and in style.

READ MORE »


Photo: Shutterstock
NEWS
List from Nate Lipka
Some are simple. Some are complicated. Some are quick and some get a little messy. Flip through them all and find a way to make a difference today.

READ MORE »


PlanetSolar, solar boat, Turanor, transatlantic record
News from Nate Lipka
PlanetSolar's Tûranor, the world's largest solar-powered boat, beat its own world record this month by crossing the Atlantic in 22 days. See the amazing vessel in action.

READ MORE »


grain silo, upcycled, eco-tourism
H&G
List from Nate Lipka
The majority of structures nowadays are still built using age-old materials and techniques. But every once in a while, someone comes along and knocks our socks off with a bold eco-friendly build that's too good not to share.

READ MORE »


Photo: The City of Bellingham, Wash.
List from Nate Lipka
We don't think twice about recycling glass, aluminum and paper. But the idea of recycling urine, dirty diapers and cigarette butts might make some pause, if not turn green in the face on the spot.

READ MORE »


old pasta, composting guide, kitchen compost
List from Nate Lipka
Composting guides generally sort matter into two categories, according to what they contribute to the process; green (nitrogen) and brown (carbon). A lot of kitchen items are perfect for your pile. Here are just some of the more prevalent compostables from each meal of the day.

READ MORE »


primary
NEWS
Recycling Mystery from Nate Lipka
Metal recycling is hot, both figuratively and quite literally.

READ MORE »


bundle, recycle
Recycling Mystery from Nate Lipka
This video entry in Recyclebank's "The Cycle" series pulls back the curtain on the complexities of the process.

READ MORE »


+ Load More Posts