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Creative Repurposing

Creative Repurposing

Reduce, reuse, repurpose. Those words should guide our movements as we think about plastic and environmental waste. We know once produced, plastic does not go away; it stays in our landfills and oceans for eons. This environmental threat begs the question of how to...
What Is In Your Cart?!

What Is In Your Cart?!

How often are you thinking of the environment when you go grocery shopping? Sure, you have your reusable bags but what is in your cart? You’re living consciously and teaching your kids to respect the earth. Are you walking the talk with your actions? It’s time to take...
Bamboo Solutions

Bamboo Solutions

For most of us, celebrating the holidays this time of year means traveling. If you are environmentally friendly, it can be challenging to keep your commitment to Mother Earth while on the go. The problem arises from the out-of-the-norm rest stops and the...
A Slow Cruel Death

A Slow Cruel Death

The world’s oceans are crying out for help as they slowly drown in plastic. It’s unbelievable, when they seem so vast, that a piece of plastic could make a difference. Yet that’s the problem, it isn’t one piece of plastic. According to Newshour Publications, there are...
Pollinators, Pesticides & Politics

Pollinators, Pesticides & Politics

Pesticides have had a devastating effect on honeybees and wild pollinators. Honeybees are responsible for nearly a third of agricultural pollination: cucumbers, almonds, carrots, melons, apricots, cherries, pears, apples, prunes, plums, cantaloupe, onions, avocados,...
What’s in Your Organic Fertilizer?

What’s in Your Organic Fertilizer?

There seems to be something seriously (and intentionally) deceptive, if not downright criminal about biosolids being labeled as natural and organic fertilizer. Don’t know what biosolids are? That’s because the sewage sludge industry (yes, there is a sewage sludge...
E.P.I.C. Sustainability