Earth911 has taken the day off to celebrate the holidays with our family and friends. Check back on Monday for your latest news and feature articles that include guide to recycling your Christmas tree, winter weekend getaways and inspirational stories for your New Year.
We hope you had a Merry Christmas, a Happy Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice or any other celebration. In the meantime, we’re going to give you five stories to hold you over until then. Enjoy!
Hiding under a rock for the past year? We invite you on a trip down memory lane through Earth911′s perspective. These are your 10 favorite stories of 2010.
A few weeks ago, our friends at Yahoo! invited us to take part in the How Good Grows campaign. The premise was simple: Start a ripple and kindness and see where it goes. To spur on the challenge, Yahoo! gave us $100 to spend how we saw fit. Our Managing Editor took to the streets of NYC to share the wealth. This is her report.
This holiday season, Earth911.com chose inspiring charities for the Spotlight on Giving series. Check out the charities that we will be highlighting through January.
Don’t throw in the shovel just because a white blanket of snow or a hardened sheet of ice now sits atop your compost pile. To help you get through the winter and ready to go once spring returns, learn some of the ins-and-outs of winter composting.
As the weather gets colder, our thoughts turn to “winterizing” – that is, sealing out homes against the winter chill. But if you rent your living space, you might feel a little useless. Renters don’t have a whole lot of scope for DIY projects. However, there’s still a lot you can do to winterize your living space.