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  • New E-Waste Recycling Marketplace Keeps Materials Out of Developing World

    24 October 2014, 2:45 pm by: Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

    Want to make sure your e-waste recycling efforts don't support offshoring of such wastes? The e-Stewards Online Marketplace gives you that assurance…
  • Lessons Learned from Limiting My Water Use: You Don’t Waste What You Don’t Have

    23 October 2014, 1:05 pm by: Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

    When your water use becomes limited - from emergencies or contamination - you learn not to waste this precious resource, but to use it mindfully…
  • Did the Great Recession Create Another Generation of Waste-Haters?

    22 October 2014, 3:41 pm by: Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

    Did the Great Recession, the economic downturn in 2007-08 create a generation of people who avoid food waste at almost all costs The post Did the Great Recession Create Another Generation of Waste-Haters? appeared first on Sustainablog.
  • Reusing Cigarette Butts, Filters, and Ashes

    21 October 2014, 9:27 am by: Stephen Hanley

    Cigarette waste such as ashes and discarded filters can have important uses. Butts make excellent supercapitors, rust inhibitors and industrial pallets, while ashes can be turned into water filters…
  • 15 Things You Can Do with Used Tea Bags

    20 October 2014, 1:20 pm by: Talancia Pea

    Don't toss those used tea bags after making your tea - there are all sorts of things you can do with them! From cleaning to freshening your breath The post 15 Things You Can Do with Used Tea Bags appeared first on Sustainablog.
  • The Many, Many Health Benefits of Water [Infographic]

    20 October 2014, 11:28 am by: Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

    Sure, you need to stay hydrated to stay healthy. But what are the specific health benefits of water? This infographic answers that question in detail The post The Many, Many Health Benefits of Water [Infographic] appeared first on Sustainablog.
  • 10 Million Families Use Water Meters to Stop Waste – but What Else Can You Do?

    19 October 2014, 11:45 am by: Guest Contributor

    Go beyond water meters for your conservation efforts: from raising your awareness of your water use to redesigning your bathroom for optimal savings…
  • Food Waste Facts in the UK [Infographic]

    18 October 2014, 11:19 am by: Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

    Food gets wasted everywhere, from grocery stores to restaurants to school cafeterias. This infographic shares food waste facts for Great Britain The post Food Waste Facts in the UK [Infographic] appeared first on Sustainablog.
  • What’s the Best Compost Bin for Your Yard?

    17 October 2014, 4:27 pm by: Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

    I tend to start thinking about composting – changes to my system, etc. – in the Spring: that’s when I’m planning my planting for the year, and trying to take fertilization into account. But when I stop to think about it, Fall is really the ideal time…
  • But How Much Waste Does GM Keep Out of Landfills?

    16 October 2014, 2:10 pm by: Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

    General Motors just announced 11 more facilities with landfill-free status, which means 122 of the company's locations send nothing to landfills The post But How Much Waste Does GM Keep Out of Landfills? appeared first on Sustainablog.
  • Composting For Entrepreneurs

    16 October 2014, 10:56 am by: Stephen Hanley

    Entrepreneurs across America are starting businesses to haul food waste to composting facilities, reducing the 36 million tons that goes to landfills now The post Composting For Entrepreneurs appeared first on Sustainablog.

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