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Megadroughts ahead?  Let’s all cut water use by 20%

Megadroughts ahead? Let’s all cut water use by 20%

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 6th, 2014

We can make a difference right now with a few household adjustments — our ecosystem may hang in the balance.

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5 Simple Ways to Reduce Food Waste

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Food Waste

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 28th, 2012

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that people in the U.S. waste about 27 percent of their food…

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My One Trashcan Challenge: 19 Months of Low Waste Living

My One Trashcan Challenge: 19 Months of Low Waste Living

By Geoff DeRuiter, Posted August 4th, 2011

From the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, to our overflowing landfills, it’s clear we should be using less plastic whenever possible. One example of an individual doing his part to reduce plastic consumption is Geoff DeRuiter, a young man living in Victoria, BC, Canada. In 19 months, Geoff produced only one small trashcan of garbage, an amount most of us produce in less than a week.

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Why We Should Avoid Backyard Trash Burning

Why We Should Avoid Backyard Trash Burning

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 9th, 2011

The nature of household trash has changed over the past fifty years…

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No Impact Week, Day 2 – Monday: Trash

No Impact Week, Day 2 – Monday: Trash

By Aran Seaman, Eartheasy, Posted January 5th, 2011

Can wasting less improve your life?

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No Impact Week, Day 1 – Sunday: Consumption

No Impact Week, Day 1 – Sunday: Consumption

By Aran Seaman, Posted January 4th, 2011

Is it possible to live a fuller and happier life by buying less stuff?

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BottleMania – How water went on sale and why we bought it

BottleMania – How water went on sale and why we bought it

By Elizabeth Royte, Posted January 28th, 2009

Elizabeth Royte’s new book explains why bottled water is one of the greatest marketing coups of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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