Easy Upcycling: Transform Laminate Countertops into “Granite”

Sustainablog - The post Easy Upcycling: Transform Laminate Countertops into “Granite” appeared first on Sustainablog. By Jennifer Tuohy We love to hate laminate countertops. They’re durable and functional, but they look utilitarian. They also last forever, which makes ripping them out to install trendy stone ;[ … ] The post Easy Upcycling: Transform Laminate Countertops into “Granite” appeared first on Sustainablog. (c) Sustainablog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

The problem with diaper composting

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Shipping boxes of dirty diapers across the country seems inefficient and unnecessary. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

10 activities to keep kids connected to nature

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Outdoor access may be limited these days, but there are still some things you can do. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Minimalism isn’t all or nothing

Latest Items from TreeHugger - It's OK to be a partial or 'selective' minimalist, if you wish. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Teacup pigs are a fraud

Latest Items from TreeHugger - The internet is full of breeders selling teacup and mirco-mini pigs, but many of these claims are false. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Photo: A pristine beach on Fuerteventura island

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Fuerteventura is one of the Canary Islands, its name can be translated as "strong winds." (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Why Preppers Garden: Different Reasons for Growing Your Own Food

Sustainablog - As I’ve pointed out before, I think we greenies have a lot in common with preppers/survivalists. Even if the ideologies underlying our actions are completely different, both groups value self-sufficiency, take a hands-on approach to health and well-being, and distrust large institutions (of certain kinds, anyway) telling us what to do.  While you’ll see that Organic Prepper Daisy Luther is suspicious of international-scale sustainability efforts in here post below, the … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Fighting Animal Overpopulation

Dude, Sustainable! - One of the most overlooked issues in the environmental world today is animal overpopulation. We spend so much time thinking about endangered species like the stellar sea lion and the bald eagle, but we don’t talk much about the species that have overrun an area and are causing damages to the plants and habitats of other animals. I live near an area that is way over populated with elk. I like watching elk just as much as the next guy - they are big, beautiful animals. They … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Protect the Environment-Stay Healthy and Save Money

Dude, Sustainable! - Most people do not know how to save the environment. With a little knowledge, you can save the earth. If you can make sure an environmentally friendly lifestyle, you can save the world. To save the environment, all of you need to avoid all the bad activities you are doing now.You must follow a healthy lifestyle. You must make lifestyle choices. When you are finding something that can help you stay a long and healthy life, you need to make sure that you are following a … [Read more...]