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EPA Rolls Back Plans to Ban Harmful Pesticide

EPA Rolls Back Plans to Ban Harmful Pesticide

By Stephanie Wood, Posted May 23rd, 2017

Despite compelling evidence indicating harm to children, the Environmental Protection Agency has postponed plans to ban chlorpyrifos.

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Cooking Tips and Recipes for Your EcoZoom Rocket Stove

Cooking Tips and Recipes for Your EcoZoom Rocket Stove

By Stephanie Wood, Posted May 18th, 2017

Cook delicious meals anywhere with these portable and fuel-efficient stoves.

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Carrot Rust Fly: Combat This Carrot Killer Using a Few Simple Tricks

Carrot Rust Fly: Combat This Carrot Killer Using a Few Simple Tricks

By Jessica Dawe, Posted May 16th, 2017

Tunnels in your beloved carrots? Prevention, disruption, and deception will help safeguard your carrots from this common garden pest.

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Tips for Dehydrating Your Own Backpacking Meals

Tips for Dehydrating Your Own Backpacking Meals

By Whitney Chandler, Posted May 12th, 2017

Preparing your own lightweight meals for the trail is a great way to improve the nutrition and taste of your camp food.

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Innovative Swedish Mall Embraces the Circular Economy

Innovative Swedish Mall Embraces the Circular Economy

By Shannon Cowan, Posted May 10th, 2017

What do you get when you cross a shopping mall with a recycling center? This town decided to find out.

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7 Ways to Make Your Laundry More Eco-Friendly

7 Ways to Make Your Laundry More Eco-Friendly

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted May 8th, 2017

Washing all those clothes has a big impact. But a few simple steps can lighten the load.

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Milky Spore Controls Japanese Beetles in the Yard and Garden

Milky Spore Controls Japanese Beetles in the Yard and Garden

By Jessica Dawe, Posted May 4th, 2017

With this effective pest control, it’s nature vs. nature

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30 Ways to Reduce Waste Right Now

30 Ways to Reduce Waste Right Now

By Eartheasy, Posted May 2nd, 2017

Waste-free living is simpler than you think.

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Diatomaceous Earth: Non-toxic Pest Control for Your Home and Garden

Diatomaceous Earth: Non-toxic Pest Control for Your Home and Garden

By Jessica Dawe, Posted April 27th, 2017

Let these ancient, microscopic creatures take care of your pest problem.

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Rhubarb: The Unsung Hero of the Spring Garden

Rhubarb: The Unsung Hero of the Spring Garden

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted April 25th, 2017

This ‘fruity’ vegetable is absurdly easy to grow.

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Gardening on Concrete With Raised Beds and Patio Containers

Gardening on Concrete With Raised Beds and Patio Containers

By Eartheasy, Posted April 21st, 2017

Think you can’t grow vegetables because you don’t have a backyard? Think again.

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Food Deserts: How Important is Your Neighborhood Grocery Store?

Food Deserts: How Important is Your Neighborhood Grocery Store?

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted April 19th, 2017

The food available in your neighborhood could affect your health in unexpected ways.

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Spinach: How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Spinach Greens

Spinach: How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Spinach Greens

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted April 17th, 2017

Spinach is a much-anticipated spring treat that also grows well in fall. Here’s what you need to know to grow the best possible spinach this year.

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How to Understand Labels on Natural and Chemical Pesticides

How to Understand Labels on Natural and Chemical Pesticides

By Jessica Dawe, Posted April 13th, 2017

Treat natural and chemical pesticides with caution.

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6 Green Spring Cleaning Tips to Refresh Your Home

6 Green Spring Cleaning Tips to Refresh Your Home

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted April 11th, 2017

Spring is a time for renewal, both for the earth and for our homes.

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How to Establish a Clover Lawn

How to Establish a Clover Lawn

By Shannon Cowan, Posted April 6th, 2017

Why the humble clover plant is infusing conventional lawns with more than good luck.

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How Urban Farming is Healing Lives in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

How Urban Farming is Healing Lives in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

By Stephanie Wood, Posted April 4th, 2017

Living soil and steady, honest work brings hope to Canada’s poorest postal code.

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Should You Buy a Farm Share? 10 Reasons to Join Your Local CSA

Should You Buy a Farm Share? 10 Reasons to Join Your Local CSA

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted March 31st, 2017

‘Community supported agriculture’ is a great way to connect with your food, save money, and support local farms.

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Is Going Green Unmanly? Eco-Friendly Choices and Gender

Is Going Green Unmanly? Eco-Friendly Choices and Gender

By Robin Jacobs, Posted March 29th, 2017

Do we unconsciously believe ecological choices are for women?

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15 Ways to Make Your Yard More Bird-Friendly

15 Ways to Make Your Yard More Bird-Friendly

By Patrick Walshe, Posted March 27th, 2017

Could your yard or garden help save our declining bird population?

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