Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, we throw away 25% more trash than at any other time of year, about a million extra tons according to the EPA. That includes everything from … Continue reading Sustainable Holiday Shopping
Thomas Edison’s incandescent light bulb, patented in 1880, was the mainstay of lighting for over a century. It changed the way the world worked and lived… and destroyed a lot … Continue reading Care of Creation: Shifting to LED Light Bulbs
The EPA has estimated that, on average, Americans throw away about 75 pounds of textiles a year, a 750 percent increase over the past fifty or so years. Most of … Continue reading Care of Creation:The Savings of Sustainable Clothing
“Ethereal Minstrel! Pilgrim of the sky!” This opening line to William Wordsworth’s Ode to a Skylark captures some of the fascination that people since antiquity have had with birds, a … Continue reading Care of Creation: Where Have All the Songbirds.