6 Eco-Friendly Valentine's Day Gift Ideas With Heart
As a couple who doesn’t follow the gift-giving status quo, my husband and I don’t send pesticide-laden flower bouquets or nosh on slave-labor chocolate for Valentine’s Day. Rather, we like to be unique with our gift giving and choose eco-friendly items (or experiences) that will create a lasting impression; not just for ourselves, but for...By Lisa BeresEvents & EntertainementFebruary 5, 2016
How To Root Out Food Waste At (And Away From) Home
We cover food waste often – and justifiably so. The Washington Post covered food waste in 2014 and had this to say about it, "In 2012, the most recent year for which estimates are available, Americans threw out roughly 35 million tons of food, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. That's almost 20 percent more food...By Chase EzellHome & GardenFebruary 4, 2016
Will These 10 U.S. Cities Achieve Zero Waste?
The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that as of 2013, Americans only recycled about 35 percent of the municipal solid waste generated. Some forward-thinking U.S. cities, with both pressure and encouragement from constituents, advocacy groups and businesses alike, are looking to take their municipal solid waste diversion efforts to the next level by adopting “zero waste”...By Lesley LammersBusiness & PolicyFebruary 3, 2016