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Maven Moment: Winters in Brooklyn — Savor the Season

I have vivid memories of winters as a child in ...Earth911January 23, 2019
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Recycling Mystery: Compostable Plastics

After finishing off your morning coffee, you stop by the ...Brian BrassawJanuary 23, 2019
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Oil Pulling for Optimal Health & a Healthier Mouth

If you’re worried about the saturated fat content from the ...Lisa BeresJanuary 22, 2019

5 Ways to Throw a Green Dinner Party

With chilly temperatures driving many of us indoors, winter is ...Mary MazzoniJanuary 22, 2019
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Earth911 Podcast, Jan. 21, 2019: Brrr! It’s Cold Outside

It’s the deepest cold of the year in the Northern ...Earth911January 21, 2019
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3 Cool Uses for Repurposed (or Reclaimed) Wood

Whether you are working with repurposed wood or reclaimed wood, ...Anna DementJanuary 21, 2019
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3 Essential Steps to Starting a Sustainable Company

Consumers increasingly demand that their favorite brands take a stand ...Drew HendricksJanuary 18, 2019

Funky Ways to Reuse Old Magazines

The glossy pages of magazines can be used for so ...Kimberly ButtonJanuary 18, 2019
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Earth911 Quiz #45: Ocean Warming Challenge

Our oceans serve as a buffer to global warming by ...Earth911January 17, 2019
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Precycling Helps Shoppers Save

Resolving to be a better recycler is a great New ...Taylor RatcliffeJanuary 17, 2019
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Maven Moment: Lucia the Seamstress

My mother was trained as a seamstress in Italy when ...Earth911January 16, 2019
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Recycling Mystery: Yoga Mats

As someone who enjoys yoga and spends a little time ...Brian BrassawJanuary 16, 2019

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Ayurveda could cure your bad breath? Traditional oil pulling -- a mouthwash with specific oils -- removes bacteria in a few minutes of swishing. Lisa Beres has the details. https://t.co/ab8sqRJopd https://t.co/jj1PDvv3iU

The Earth911 team discusses the Veganuary movement, recycling oyster shells, seed sprouting tips for healthier winter eating, a new food waste-fighting app, and more. #podcast https://t.co/v3mZObLY14

The EPA reports that over 16 million tons of #clothing and #textiles end up in landfills every year. By comparison, we recycle only 2.6 million tons. The most common solution lies in the middle: donating your unwanted clothing for reuse. https://t.co/IrFGYHTSTT

Spring has has a way of bringing out #insects and #bugs.  If you are looking to #repel insects and bugs #naturally, look no further than these three simple #DIY #recipes — for people, pets and the home — courtesy of this episode of Earth911TV. https://t.co/eh0S2NRYXs

Despite #recycling being so widespread, many #myths persist. This is partially because recycling has become so complex, and many previous facts are now outdated. https://t.co/JzjBkNq27B

Residents were shocked to learn that two new #bike #lanes in downtown Seattle cost about $12 million per mile to build. Is the cost worth the benefit? https://t.co/0K4jOHjibJ