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How to get started with vermiculture

How to get started with vermiculture

If you live in an apartment or other small space and want to compost your own kitchen scraps, don't despair over your lack of outdoor space for a traditional composter. There are a few options available, but one of the best and cheapest is called vermiculture. Here's how to get started. What

Posted byon03.12.2011inDIY Projects, Simple Living

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Zero-waste California home

Zero-waste California home

A family in Mill Valley, California, with an intention to live simpler and lighter on the planet, has done something virtually unheard of in American culture; by rethinking and redesigning a few things in their life, they have a zero-waste home. It's no secret that almost everything we purcha

Posted byon01.17.2011inSimple Living

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Plants that improve indoor air quality

Plants that improve indoor air quality

It's easy to see pollution in the air from vehicle exhausts, factories, and power plants. What's not so easy to see, is air pollution in your home, and it may be even worse for your health. Luckily there's a solution, and part of that is a group of common houseplants that will help scrub your ai

Posted byon07.2.2010inDIY Projects, Simple Living

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London's Unpackaged Grocery Store Eliminates Wasteful Packaging

London’s Unpackaged Grocery Store Eliminates Wasteful Packaging

Unpackaged, a small grocery store in London England, is operating with a unique concept; sell products without any wasteful packaging. Beginning it's life as a small market stall in 2006 before soon expanding into a full fledged store, Catherine Conway started Unpackaged because she believes the

Posted byon01.21.2010inSimple Living

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