Spelt or wheat is often grown in rotation with rye and clover to replace lost nitrogen.
The production of junk mail has the same carbon footprint as 9 million vehicles, and the energy used to produce it could heat 250,000 homes for one day.
An electronic sabbatical something everyone can use! Make sure to take the time off from staring at those screens.
There are so many online resources where everything can be borrowed or shared through verified lenders, and even libraries are expanding well beyond books and media.
The Department of Energy estimates you could save 10% every month when you unplug appliances when not in use.
You can try a simple potted herb garden or a potato sack, which can be grown effectively on a windowsill.
A dishwasher is more water-efficient than washing by hand when you have a full load. Wash by hand if you’ve only got a few dirty plates, or you’re in a small household where it’s not practical to wait until the dishwasher’s full.
Always remember to go camping with environmental stewardship at the forefront of your mind, and make smart decisions that minimize your impact on the world around you.
Sustainably sourced wood minimizes the impact of logging on forests and the surrounding wildlife and communities.