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  • 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.
  • Saving The Planet And Money At The Construction Site

    15 October 2014, 11:41 am by: Guest Contributor

    Many of the materials from a construction site don't need to be pitched: they can be reused or recycled in the building process The post Saving The Planet And Money At The Construction Site appeared first on Sustainablog.
  • Dumpster Diving to Meet Living Building Challenge Requirements

    14 October 2014, 12:10 pm by: Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation has been "dumpster diving" for materials to meet Living Building Challenge standards for a new educational building The post Dumpster Diving to Meet Living Building Challenge Requirements appeared first on Sustainablog.
  • Ocean Sole Creates Products, Jobs from Washed-Up Flip Flops

    13 October 2014, 2:23 pm by: Important Media Cross-Post

    An awful lot of flip flops ended up discarded in the ocean. Kenyan company Ocean Sole gathers that waste from beaches & make products from it The post Ocean Sole Creates Products, Jobs from Washed-Up Flip Flops appeared first on Sustainablog.
  • Moving an Elderly Loved One: How to Recycle & Reuse All the Stuff That’s Left Behind

    13 October 2014, 12:20 pm by: Guest Author

    Helping your elderly loved move means helping them downsize. It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of stuff we can build up over a lifetime of living! Even for the most eco-conscious person, it’s tempting to just throw it all in a dumpster and be…

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