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Comparing different home made do it yourself chicken carriers for the Tractor Supply animal swap this past Saturday. Reporting on edible mushroom cultivation harvest and what it takes to pick the right disease resistant apple variety.
Looking for a great home metalworking project? Follow these DIY patio furniture instructions to build scrap-metal furniture for your patio.
A Nature Conservancy director discusses the most endangered animal in the United States. The good news is this critter is on the rebound.
Recycling a steel grain bin makes great use of an existing structure. You can probably find an inexpensive used grain bin and use it for a home, office, shop or storage.
A new Campaign for Safe Cosmetics report reveals traces of lead and other heavy metals in children’s face paints.
A Carnegie Mellon study finds fault with carbon footprint calculations. Thankfully, we have other ways of determining environmental impact.
12 of Morton’s buildings have been awarded the National Frame Building Association’s Building of the Year Award for 2011.
Cam shares the "joys" of a living in a house with a metal roof.
Company launches dynamic, new CSR communications portal to provide real-time content and discussion around social and environmental efforts.
Carbide saw blades last a long time and typically perform very well. Learn about two ways to keep them sharp and effective.
After working four jobs to make payments on their larger home, Debra and Gary downsized--to 320 square feet. The family lacks for nothing, and guests are always welcome. "I've got everything I need," Debra says. And their $20K house is paid off.
Cam considers the environmental implications of different forms of transportation and urges people to stop flying!
Cam celebrates his daughter's engagement but considers the impact of flying across the world for the wedding.
Filtering tap water instead of buying plastic bottles helps my family’s carbon footprint—and bottom line.
From IBM to Sprint to Dell, companies are going green and even realizing they can save green too.
Monitoring energy use has led to increased motivation for conservation
Meeting in person a long time Mother Earth News reader.
As gas prices continue to rise, so does car sharing. Walk Score lists the top 10 car share cities in North America.
Cam leaves his lights on during Earth Hour since he generates his own electricity with solar and wind!
Cam describes his ongoing inner dialogue concerning his carbon footprint.
Even after 15 years, Cam still loves heating his home with wood that he cuts himself.
Cam readily admits to being obsessed about his use of energy.
We’re interested in how our readers have lessened their environmental footprint.
Moving is stressful, but it's not an excuse to forget your carbon footprint. Here are some ways to make your move as eco-friendly as possible.
“For anyone considering downsizing, or considering a small starter home, we say just do it!” Linda Bolton says. “We promise you won’t miss a thing living in a thousand square feet or less. You’ll just have smaller headaches.”
First in a series of blog posts which will cover conversion of lawnmowers and small engines from gasoline to propane.
We are inundated with green messages that can sometimes be confusing or misleading. This phenomenon is especially true when it comes to the paint industry. There is much talk about No-VOC and Low-VOC paints, but what is the truth behind it?
American Airlines is the greenest U.S. airline for the third consecutive year in Newsweek's Green Rankings List, an annual environmental ranking of the country's 500 largest publicly traded companies.
The average American uses twice as much water as the rest of the world. We can lower our consumption by taking a look at how we eat, shop, travel and live. (Taking shorter showers isn't even the half of it.)
Calculate your personal carbon footprint and compare your total to both the average per capita footprint worldwide and the average footprint in the United States.
Carbon offsets had a few holes when the Christian Science Monitor investigated the carbon credit market. Without an overarching voluntary carbon standard, carbon offset programs could be bogus.
The New York Times reports our carbon emissions in 2011 were the highest on record. Reduce your family's carbon footprint by choosing vegetarian recipes such as Fennel and Leek Soup and Delicata Squash Stuffed with Wild Mushrooms and Herbs.
Eggs aren't the only things that come from the business end of a chicken. But with a little time and materials, and even less ingenuity, the rest can set you up with a free and steady supply of valuable organic fertilizer.