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Home “Eco”nomics — Green Choices That Always Make Sense

It’s an old complaint that environmentally friendly products cost more. ...Gemma AlexanderJuly 14, 2020
Can gardeners help sequester CO2 by employing enhanced rock weathering (ERW)?

Is an Everyday Garden Trick a Key to Carbon Capture?

For decades, farmers and gardeners have augmented soil using lime, ...Earth911July 14, 2020
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We Earthlings: Don’t Be a Hoarder, Reduce Food Waste

Did you know that Americans waste more than 40% of ...Earth911July 14, 2020
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What Happens to E-Waste When It Gets Recycled?

Worldwide, electronic waste makes up more than 5 percent of ...Earth911July 13, 2020
Earth911 Podcast: Sustainability in Your Ear

Earth911 Podcast, June 10, 2019: Here Comes the Sun!

Editor’s note: Summer isn’t over yet! Join Earth911 for a ...Earth911July 13, 2020
Agrihoods: The Intersection of Sustainable Farming & Real Estate

Agrihoods: The Intersection of Sustainable Farming & Real Estate

Agrihoods are residential housing developments with a professionally managed farm ...Earth911July 10, 2020

Earth911 Inspiration: Nature Is Hinting at Us

Today’s quote is from American poet Robert Frost, who wrote: ...Earth911July 10, 2020

Earth911 Quiz #47: Battery Recycling Challenge

Americans buy about 3 billion batteries each year, half of ...Earth911July 9, 2020
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Understanding the Population Problem

When the global population reached 5 billion in 1987, that ...Gemma AlexanderJuly 9, 2020
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Maven Moment: Icebox Cake

My grandmother’s “icebox cake” was one of my favorite desserts ...Earth911July 8, 2020

U.S. Flood Risk Is 67% Higher Than Historic Projections — Check Your Address

Will your home face flooding due to climate change? A ...Earth911July 8, 2020
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How the First Net-Zero Energy Communities in the U.S. Operate

As with any brilliant innovation, net-zero energy communities were an ...Earth911July 8, 2020

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