• My May-Forever Romance

    I began researching bikes, bike accessories, bike safety, and bike maintenance. I wanted to make sure I knew as much as I could in order to make a smart purchase and ride safely without looking like a complete rookie. Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Aug 10, 2017)
  • Sustainability, Fashion Merge on Designer Runway

    Upcycled art is a new genre growing in popularity among designers and makers. Rather than sourcing raw materials to create masterpieces, artists source discarded textiles in hopes that upcycled art can contribute to a more sustainable mindset in our economy and daily lives. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Aug 7, 2017)
  • Back-to-School Tools from CalRecycle

    According to the latest Commercial Waste Characterization Study, California schools dispose of roughly 562,442 tons of waste each year. CalRecycle is working to help decrease those disposal numbers with free back-to-school tools that students, parents, and districts can use to save money and protect our natural resources. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Jul 31, 2017)
  • Fabric Flowers Sprout from Recycled Material

    My grandmother used to say necessity is the mother of invention, and I think she was right. Californians dispose of more material during times of abundance; when the economy is flush, our wallets open wide and we buy new things, wrapped in lots of packaging, and we throw out old things. Some of these old things still have a lot of life in them, especially if we get creative! Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Jul 20, 2017)
  • How an Upside-Down Triangle Can Help Save Our Planet

    The food recovery hierarchy prioritizes actions governments, businesses, and other organizations can take to reduce food waste or divert non-edible material in the most beneficial way for the environment, society, and the economy. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Jul 3, 2017)
  • Green Weddings: Your Eco-Friendly Guide

    Cheap wedding favors are often overlooked or forgotten by guests, and that can add up to a lot of uneaten Jordan almonds in plastic bags or paper boxes at the end of the big day. Swap those tossable favors and think about a special memento that won’t get tossed into the trash on the way out the reception hall. You could give live tree saplings or succulents, bookmarks with poems on them, or jam in reusable mason jars. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Jun 15, 2017)