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Earth911 Podcast: Digging Into Del Monte Foods’ Sustainability Programs

Molly Laverty, Senior Manager of Environmental, Social, and Governance at Del Monte Foods Inc., joins us to discuss the company’s…

Maven Moment: What Do You Do With an Old Broom?

I’ve started thinking about spring cleaning, which reminded me of the brooms that Grandma and Mom kept for years. Unlike…

Have You Considered Joining a Community Garden?

If you live in an apartment building or have a shaded yard, growing some of your own food might seem…

We Earthlings: Recycle Your Shingles

Next time you’re getting a new roof, find out if your roofer recycles the old shingles. Recycled asphalt shingles can…

Eco-Cool: Brands Offering Sustainability With Style

Old-school environmentalists, with their emphasis on function over form, have a certain aesthetic that can read as virtue-signaling – or…

Earth911 Podcast: The Ocean Conservancy’s Dr. Anja Malawi Brandon on Plastic Progress

Dr. Anja Malawi Brandon, an advisor to the Plastics Pact and U.S. Policy Analyst for The Ocean Conservancy, joins Mitch…

Backyard Compost Bin Roundup

More communities now offer compost pickup services along with trash and recycling pickup. But most Americans don’t have access to…

Shopping for More Sustainable Meat

You have already heard the reasons for going vegetarian: animal welfare, personal health, financial savings, and cutting your carbon footprint.…

GreenerCars Ranks the Greenest (and Meanest) Vehicles for 2022

Released annually by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), the GreenerCars ratings for 2022 are now available. While…

Earth911 Podcast: Wake Smith Opens Pandora’s Toolbox for Climate Change

Wake Smith, author of Pandora’s Toolbox: The Hopes and Hazards of Climate Intervention, shares his assessment of the climate response…