As Occupy Wall Street's Sustainability Working Group gets more established in Zucotti Park, composting, bike-powered generators, and phasing out single-use plastics and bottled water are all on the agenda.
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Dear Pablo: The latest craze seems to be food trucks and I want to know, which is greener: food trucks or restaurants?
Food trucks have become the latest foodie fad, with mobile gourmet
When I posted about a compost shuttle start-up that was seeking funding to expand, there was some speculation as to the carbon footprint of services like this. Of course the least impact would be to build a DIY worm bin or similar backyard solution
By now it's fairly well documented that I am a committed Lazivore. I like home-grown food, but the act of eating it has more appeal to me than laboring to grow it. That's why I am putting my garden to rest for a year, and planning to return with a much
I don't know if the United States Tennis Association puts on the greenest major sporting even in the country, of even if you could define that, but the US Open, held over the first two weeks of September at the Billie Jean King National
This awesome infographic on which composting method is right for you proved a big hit, and videos on DIY compost tumblers and how to build a worm bin continue to generate thousands of views. The fact is that there are millions of enthusiastic
From helping to convert arid, salty desert into a productive permaculture garden, to reminding us of the astounding fact that there are 40 tons of life in just one acre of soil, Geoff Lawton knows a thing or two about
From the humanure approach of pooping in a bucket to the rough-and-ready "tree bog" composting toilet, I've posted plenty of low tech DIY options for dealing with human waste. But my fellow TreeHugger writers, to their credit, have
Earlier today I posted about a composting "shuttle" service that collects food scraps in and around the Triangle area of North Carolina, and returns them to homeowners as finished compost. While the idea has undoubted appeal to
Indoor composting can seem like a daunting proposition if you're an apartment dweller who's short on space and time. Plus, with so many indoor systems out there, which one is the right one and how would it fit efficiently
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Composting indoors is possible, but it is not always practical. And while some people without land have had success with a DIY worm bin, there are plenty of people who no doubt wish that they had municipal composting or even
Yesterday I posted a video on how to build a DIY grub composter, and I have written before about a commercially available grub composter that turns waste into animal feed in hours. But little did I know that there is a whole
It made it into this infographic on which composting method is best for you, but it's fair to say that grub composting—or the practice of disposing of organic waste by feeding it to black soldier fly larvae—is