“Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” The three “R’s” are not created equal. Yes, we should do all three, but if we focus on the first, we won’t have to haul 70 cans of garbage to the street. (Huh?! Read on…)
Continue reading Hauling 70 garbage cans to the street?...
By Heather Gates
Automated trash service begins with the New Year, making our old trash cans obsolete for their original purpose. Although the city has a dumpster available for us to dispose of our old cans, instead of sending your cans to the landfill, consider some ways to turn your trash can into other useful things.
Continue reading Don’t Can the Can...
By Melissa Zietz
Composting isn’t just a summer activity. And your composter can digest more than leaves, grass clippings, and kitchen scraps.
Continue reading Take the Compost Challenge...
The Natural Step Monona members share their “slightly (or not-so-slightly) non-traditional things they do to be more sustainable.”
This is about one-tenth of the things members shared. We’ll compile another list of quirky ideas in the future.
Continue reading Real examples of sustainable living...
By Natural Stepper Kate Heiber-Cobb
Why we should use our leaves as the vital resource they are, instead of hauling them away.
Continue reading Aging & Decaying Bring Life – Leaves Matter...