15
Nov
2018

If you’re looking to reduce waste and save some money on your Thanksgiving decor, what better way to pull it off than by decorating with trash? To help you deck your halls the eco way, Earth911 rounded up these five creative decor ideas made from waste items and a few natural materials you probably already have around your house. 1. Simple Thanksgiving Candleholders This easy-to-assemble candleholder idea makes a beautiful Thanksgiving mantle arrangement. To start, gather all the clear... MORE

15
Nov
2018

Fire crews wrangling with the most lethal blaze in California history are getting a welcome boost: Cooler, calmer weather that has descended on the northern part of the state. The forecast shift has helped in the containment of the vicious Camp Fire, which obliterated the town of Paradise and tore through nearby communities after igniting in a rural area one week ago on Nov. 8. Although the winds have mercifully calmed down, that's left the air filled with smoke and haze from the... MORE

15
Nov
2018

It happens all the time, right? Maybe you see an injured pet and know it needs services it might not get. Sometimes you notice something and wonder if it might be done better, or you realize there’s a service needed that’s not being offered in your community. Those moments and many others are the beginnings of great ideas — often the work of regular people who simply see something and do something. Here’s a sampling of some of our favorites. KVIBE The Kalihi Valley Instructional Bike... MORE

15
Nov
2018

You've probably never been to East Island in the French Frigate Shoals, far to the northwest of the main Hawaiian Islands, but now it's not clear if anyone will ever set foot on the low-lying, 11-acre spit of sand and gravel ever again. The island located about 550 miles from Honolulu in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument,was destroyed and submerged by storm surge from Hurricane Walaka earlier this month, which was the second-strongest tropical cyclone to strike the central... MORE

14
Nov
2018

Help stop the rise of antibiotic resistance by choosing a bird that's been raised drug-free. If you're a meat-eater – which I realize many TreeHugger readers are not, but I know some of you are – then the purpose of this post is to convince you to buy an organic turkey for Thanksgiving, instead of the much cheaper Butterballs in the freezer section of your supermarket. This decision matters for a number of reasons. Buying organic means you're supporting an approach to animal husbandry... MORE

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