Monthly Archives: April 2016

Day 29: How Do You Stack Up? Renewable Energy Around the World

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Looking to reduce your carbon footprint? Look at where the energy you use comes from. High energy consumption plus dirty energy sources adds up to a high carbon footprint. However, high… Read more »

Day 26: Are You Water Rich Or Water Poor? Your Role in the World Water Economy

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Are you water rich or water poor? I’ll give you a hint: if you have the resources to read this blog, chances are you’re water rich. Fresh water, like any other natural resource,… Read more »

Day 25: This Versus That: The Eco-Scoop on Garbage Disposals and Radiant Heat

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Earlier this month I answered your questions on dishwashers and water heaters. Today I’m tackling more questions from Everyday Earthiness readers to solve these everyday riddles: Garbage disposal or trash can? Garbage… Read more »

Day 24: Food Waste and the Planet: 6 Ways to Reduce Your “Foodprint”

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According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), every year about 1.3 billion tons of food produced for human consumption globally is lost or wasted. In… Read more »

Day 23: Curious About Compost: Composting Demystified

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For a long time, composting seemed like something that other people do. You know, environmentalists, not everyday people like you and me. Even when I moved into a house that came… Read more »

Day 22: Nature Makes Us Happy (and 12 Other Scientifically Proven Benefits of Nature On Our Health and Wellbeing)

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Happy Earth Day! Today is a day for celebrating the earth and spreading the word about why protecting it is important. I’ve spent a lot of time in this blog writing… Read more »

Day 21: Offsetting Your Carbon Emissions: What You Need To Know

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When it comes to global warming, we all play a part in creating greenhouse gases and we all have a responsibility to do our part in reducing our emissions. The first… Read more »