How a sea captain’s chance discovery launches a determined quest to save the oceans “It was and is a thin plastic soup, a soup lightly seasoned with plastic flakes, bulked out here and there with ‘dumplings’: buoys, net clumps, floats, crates, and other ‘macro debris,’” writes Capt. Charles Moore. He was recallingRead more
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For expert advice on home renovation and reuse of materials, we turned to Karen E Laine of the hit HGTV show Good Bones. Known for her passion for rescuing old clothes, fixtures, and building materials from the demo dumpster, Karen offers, “In every job, thereRead more
Here’s an easy place to start saving money: stop throwing away unused food! How much do we Americans throw away? The short answer is “too much.” Rosa Rolle, an expert on food waste and loss at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, said, “We buy too much food.Read more
You took advantage of the convenience of online ordering. The gifts were a hit! Now the holidays are over and you’re left with a huge stack of boxes and packing materials. Before tossing boxes into the recycle bin, consider how you might reuse them instead. Free online marketplaces like Freecycle, Craigslist, or Nextdoor oftenRead more
It’s the time of year when our workplaces and families are perhaps preparing to host a gift exchange. No matter what you call them, these White Elephant, Secret Santa, Pollyanna, and Yankee Swap exchanges can add cost and stress to the holiday season and oftenRead more