FTC: Makers Of Biodegradable Dog Waste Bags Misleading ConsumersMakers of biodegradable dog waste bags are in some deep doo doo with the FTC.
City Council OKs Measure To Allow Restaurants To Recycle Scraps For CompostingCouncil approved a bill that gives restaurants the option of using a separate dumpster just for food waste that would be turned into compost.
Phila. Lawmakers Move Ahead With Plan To Encourage Restaurants to Compost Their GarbageA bill before City Council "would allow food establishments to get a dumpster for recycling and composting of food waste," explains Phil Bresee, recycling director for the Streets Department.
Artistic Twist Makes Plants And Gardens SparkleI thought at first they were fake, but it turns out that for years now, people have been glittering real plants.
City Council Looks At Whether Philadelphia Should Have Citywide Food CompostingCalling the hearing was 8th District Councilwoman Cindy Bass, a composting proponent. She says, "Food waste doesn't belong in the trash. It belongs in the compost bin."
Tips For A Zero Waste HouseholdLearn how your waste has been affecting the earth and how you can reduce your impact.
Garden Safety Tips For Your PetHere are some gardening safety tips to keep your dogs and cats healthy.
Composting 101: How To Avoid Gnats & RatsDespite its green reputation, is composting more costly than it’s worth?
New Recycling Bins Encourage Composting In PhiladelphiaRunners and others at the Philadelphia marathon will see something new and different along the race route.
Ridding Your Garden Of DiseaseWhen you're cleaning up your garden this fall, be careful where you put plants that had a disease.
No Point In Saving PointsettiasSaving pointsettias is complicated. Remember, if a plant is making you feel pressure instead of pleasure, you don't need permission to give it away or move it along.
Recycling Your Christmas TreeInstead of leaving your Christmas tree by the curb for your town to pick up, you can recycle it yourself and get a lot more for your money.
Sometimes You Can Leave LeavesAll those falling leaves will soon become the world's best plant food for your garden.
Leave Leaves In Compost PileThose leaves covering your yard are the best fertilizer money can buy -- except they're free!
Branch Out With Tree DebrisMany towns recycle tree debris into compost or mulch, but you could also keep a lot of it in your own yard.