How utility executives see the future of the electricity business
Here are some of the key findings from Utility Dive's third annual State of the Electric Utility report.
How to Recycle Plastic Bottles & Jugs
Find a location to recycle plastic jugs and bottles using our recycling locator. Most plastic jugs and bottles are 100% recyclable and easy to recycle.
How to Recycle Electronics and Scrap
Scrap metal prices vary based on various factors it is a simple way to do your part in protecting the environment as well as earning a bit of extra cash.
Here's What Goodwill Actually Does With Your Donated Clothes
This is What a Massive 500 Gallon Propane Tank Explosion Looks Like
If there's one thing that you want to avoid with anything that's propane powered from your grill to your heater, It would most obviously be a situation that would put the propane tank in danger of building up enough pressure to explode and send shrapnel flying everywhere. While these tanks are fitted with safety...
Zero Waste Traveling Tips: Flying and Airports
Flying and zero waste in the same sentence is kind of an oxymoron. But, that doesn't mean we can't take strides to make it less wasteful. It's not about perfection; it's about making better choices. I will echo it again and again and again. My original travel post was great for a weekend t
15 Vegetables Best Started from Seed
By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Issue 021117 Growing Vegetables From Seed Feb 11 - Wildflowers: Ready - Set - Grow Late winter is the ideal time to start wildflower seeds, but you can't just chuck them onto the landscape and expect success. We share all the local tips that ensure a spectacular showing of these bloomers. You will know the best seed, soils, food, and techniques that brings on the color this spring. Come early, this class can be standing room only Feb 18 - Gardening for Newcomers Learn all the mountain secrets to local garden success. This is an information packed class guaranteed to increase garden blooms and fruit this year. The first 10 students to bring $10 and a soil sample receives a pH soil test done on site with…
See how a couple transformed this dumpster into an actual home — yes, really
You've got to see this gorgeous Arizona vacation home made from a dumpster!
How Mealworms Could Eat Away Plastic Waste
Researchers have found what might be a solution to plastic waste — mealworms can digest Styrofoam, thanks to special microorganisms living in their guts.
U.S. Recycles Waste to Reach Moon and Back 10 Times
If you've been wondering about the impact of recycling, here's a way to visualize how your recycled bottles, cans, cardboard and more matter.