UPDATE: What is Bokashi? Indoor Compost Fermentation for Apartment Dwellers Like Me :)


June 2017 Update: I first posted this on December 26, 2016. Since then. I've added food scraps and some other biodegradable materials into my Bokashi bin, let it sit, drain off the liquid—all the things one should do to maintain the fermentation. During this time, I saw a white, fluffy mold grow on the edge... Continue Reading →

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10 DIY Indoor Gardens for the Urban Gardener


This is my first winter on the East Coast and I'm really starting to miss having sunny skies and green plants all around me. I'm going to grow some potted plants indoors using cuttings, found rocks, and tin cans to re-purpose as pots. I have a general idea of what I want, but it never... Continue Reading →

United Nations News Centre – Biodegradable plastics are not the answer to reducing marine litter, says UN


Widespread adoption of products labelled “biodegradable” will not significantly decrease the volume of plastic entering the ocean or the physical and chemical risks that plastics pose to marine environment, accord to a United Nations report released today. Read the full article at: United Nations News Centre - Biodegradable plastics are not the answer to reducing... Continue Reading →

TerraCycle and Eliminating the Idea of Waste


Mainstream conversations about "living green" or being sustainable usually revolve around reducing our footprint on the environment. (The idea that humans need to minimize our presence, as though we're some kind of disease, separate from our environment, is another blog post for another day). I find it problematic because that way of thinking is inherently... Continue Reading →

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