Tag Archives: Recycling

8 Ways To Use Coffee Grounds In Your Garden

Source: Creative Useful Ideas
Date: 19 February 2017

If you are a coffee lover, and a gardener, you have probably looked at those coffee grounds as you throw them out, and think that there must be a way that these grounds can be of use. Here is some good news. Those coffee grounds are excellent for your garden in several ways. They not only aid in growth, but they can add an element of protection as well. If this information has you ready to drink in some more, then keep reading. Continue reading 8 Ways To Use Coffee Grounds In Your Garden

The Numbers on Plastic Bottles: What do Plastic Recycling Symbols Mean?

Main Source:Natural Society
Date: 6 February 2013
Author: Mike Barrett

Have you ever wondered what the numbers, or recycling symbols mean at the bottom of plastic bottles and containers? Did you know that, while the use of all plastics should be limited if at all possible, some are safer than others? It’s time to learn a little bit about the various plastics you use and drink/eat from every single day, and what impact they have not only on you, but also the environment. Continue reading The Numbers on Plastic Bottles: What do Plastic Recycling Symbols Mean?

Making money out of rubbish

Main Source: ABC Australia
Date: 29 October 2016
Author: Melanie Garrick and Loretta Florance

Next year, New South Wales will introduce a cash for containers scheme, as South Australia celebrates 40 years of a similar program. Story Hunters‘ Melanie Garrick spent a day in Adelaide meeting the humans of can and bottle recycling.

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Recycling in America VS Recycling in Germany two videos

ATTN: created this video featuring one of our how to videos we filmed while overseas in Germany. Thank you ATTN for using our footage and creating the video.

Also another video about Germany vs United States on Recycling

ON the second video German shares their example about recycling and how it is done.

10 Ways to Stop the Food Waste

Source:Natural Society
Date: 27 May 2015
Author: Christina Sarich

Monsanto, Bayer, Syngenta, and other biotech bullies are still telling the world they are trying to feed us with their GM foods, but I think most of us are on to their shady tactics. I will venture that in order to feed a growing population, one thing we need to start doing is STOP wasting so much food. Continue reading 10 Ways to Stop the Food Waste

How To Build a Worm Tower

Midwest Permaculture
Posted on November 8, 2012
by Milton Dixon

Last year during our Hands-on Permaculture training we built worm towers with the class and installed one in Bill and  Becky’s front yard. Once it’s installed all you have to do is add composting worms (red wigglers) and then occasionally add some table scraps. The worms feed on the food waste and in turn, fertilize the garden bed.  No muss or fuss with kitchen scraps anymore, it is so incredibly easy to use.  The only maintenance that’s needed is to clean out worm castings once a year to make room for more compost.

Worm Tower 3 How To Build a Worm Tower

View inside the installed Worm Tower before it’s filled with worms, food, and bedding.

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Don’t Throw Out Your Leftover Coffee Grounds!

Posted: 08/04/2014 1:25 pm EDT

When you’ve finished with your morning pick-me-up, and you’re ready to get rid of the breakfast rubbish, put your used coffee grounds aside for a simple, smart reuse. Get started, by trying some of these easy-to-follow great ideas from the Hometalk community. Continue reading Don’t Throw Out Your Leftover Coffee Grounds!