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  • Would a Shorter Work Week Lead to More Sustainable Lives? [Video]

    1 September 2014, 1:25 pm by: Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

    Anna Coote argues that we could address environmental and social concerns by shortening the standard work week to 21 hours over time The post Would a Shorter Work Week Lead to More Sustainable Lives? [Video] appeared first on Sustainablog.
  • Renewable Natural Gas: Turning Waste into Energy [Infographic]

    29 August 2014, 4:19 pm by: Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

    Renewable natural gas may sound misleading, but it's another term for energy extracted from decomposing organic matter rather than fracked earth The post Renewable Natural Gas: Turning Waste into Energy [Infographic] appeared first on Sustainablog.
  • 12 Ways to Repurpose Beer Cans After Labor Day

    28 August 2014, 12:00 pm by: Talancia Pea

    Going to have a lot of empty beer cans on hand after Labor Day festivities? No need to toss them - they're great for making and crafting The post 12 Ways to Repurpose Beer Cans After Labor Day appeared first on Sustainablog.
  • Coffee Processing Wastewater: a Great Source of Energy

    27 August 2014, 12:58 pm by: Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

    Cleaning up wastewater from coffee processing not only prevents water pollution, but also creates biogas that would otherwise be emitted as methane The post Coffee Processing Wastewater: a Great Source of Energy appeared first on Sustainablog.
  • Time to Get the Fall Vegetable Garden Started!

    26 August 2014, 11:33 am by: Important Media Cross-Post

    Disappointed with some of the results of your Summer planting? Well, it's do-over time: get started on your Fall vegetable garden! The post Time to Get the Fall Vegetable Garden Started! appeared first on Sustainablog.
  • The Human-Powered DIY Washing Machine: 5 Plans

    25 August 2014, 1:06 pm by: Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

    Want clean clothes & opportunities to exercise? Check out these diy washing machine plans that only require a little arm or leg pumping to operate The post The Human-Powered DIY Washing Machine: 5 Plans appeared first on Sustainablog.
  • Cleveland’s Unique Take on Rails to Trails: Streetcar Lines to Bike Lanes

    22 August 2014, 4:02 pm by: Important Media Cross-Post

    Cleveland's Midway project has a rails to trails feel about it: bicycling advocates want to turn old streetcar right-of-way into protected bike lanes…
  • Using Vintage To Your Advantage: Turning Grandma’s Closet into Extra Cash She Can Use

    21 August 2014, 4:22 pm by: Guest Author

    “Everything old is new again.” Modern fashion is fabulously inclusive. The New Look – a full skirt with a cinched waist – dominated the 1950s. Shoulder pads reigned in the ‘80s. Today, I’m not surprised when both looks walk by me in the street,…
  • Dumpster Diving Activist Recruiting Food Waste Citizen Patrols #WastefulUSA [Video]

    20 August 2014, 3:10 pm by: Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

    Rob Greenfield is biking & dumpster diving his way across the United States to bring attention to all the good, edible food we throw away…
  • What Can You Do with Banana Peels… Besides Throw them Away?

    19 August 2014, 5:31 pm by: Important Media Cross-Post

    Do you throw banana peels into the trash? Don't: they've got all sorts of practical uses (& then you can compost them rather than send them to the landfill) The post What Can You Do with Banana Peels… Besides Throw them Away? appeared first on Sustainablog.
  • Disappointed with Gardening Ideas You Find Online? OpenFarm Wants to Change that

    18 August 2014, 11:15 am by: Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

    Want to find gardening ideas & plant growing tips tailored to your specific needs & local environment? That's the plan behind OpenFarm The post Disappointed with Gardening Ideas You Find Online? OpenFarm Wants to Change that appeared first on Sustainablog.

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