Food waste recycling made easy

Did you know organic waste comprises about 40 percent of what goes into the average Maine trash can, and about…

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Housing Maine: Habitat puts a focus on efficiency

By Tim King HERE IN MAINE, and around the world, it would be difficult to find an organization that is…

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Jewelry Makers: A legacy of artisans inspired by Maine

By Bob Keyes AS A CHILD, Nisa Smiley traveled once a year from her home in Vermont to Deer Isle…

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Scarborough High School, East Brown Cow Management Take Top Honors at 2016 eco-Excellence Awards

Awards Honor Individuals, Organizations or Businesses Who Demonstrated Commitment to Environmental Sustainability in 2015 PORTLAND, MAINE – (March 24, 2016)…

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Where can I recycle?

It’s hard to keep track sometimes of what can be recycled and where. Curbside and single sort recycling has helped…

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Recycling cell phones, computers and batteries

Electronic waste (“e-waste”) is the fastest growing waste stream in the United States. Brought on by the production of cheaper…

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Composting 101

Composting is a natural process that transforms discarded kitchen and yard waste into a nutrient rich soil additive for your…

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Food waste

By Amanda Beal, Guest Columnist Did you know that close to 40% of all food produced globally is wasted, and…

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handmade mittens

DIY: Give new life to an old sweater – Make some mittens!

We all have a favorite sweater that went through the wash and is now short-sleeved and midriff-bearing. However much you…

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