In August 2014, when Keurig introduced its “2.0” line of coffeemakers, it stopped making the refillable, non-disposable “My K-Cup.” Consumers got angry.
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Single-cup coffee is incredibly popular right now, but what happens to all of those single-use plastic pods? Does recycling K-cups make them less of an environmental problem?
Did you know that you can’t recycle paper once it has food grease on it? On college campuses, that means tons of cardboard headed to landfills. Enter: The Pizza Box Project.
Browsing the wine shelves in my grocery store the other day, I spied something exciting: a paper wine bottle. I’d read they were coming — and here they are!
Want to know how to compost? It may sound intimidating, but it’s surprisingly easy if you break it down into 5 simple steps. Composters, start your engines!
We pollute America with an estimated 500 million plastic straws every day. GlassDharma provides an alternative: Reusable, super-strong, glass drinking straws.
Morning shows are fun, but they are kind of rough on a Monday morning! I have a new respect for all those morning show professionals who do it 5 days a week! We had a great time with Ebru Today talking about getting greener in the kitchen. I kept my tips to things that were relatively easy, […]
Many dumpster divers utilize urban foraging as a sort of protest against the established corporate food system and as a means to eliminate unnecessary waste. Basically, it is the practice of sifting through trash (mostly commercial, sometimes residential) in search of salvageable food, clothing, and other discarded, but still useful, items. Dumpster diving is an intentional action against a materialistic and wasteful society.
We had an extra Green Diva Meg in the house today! Our special guest Green Diva Meghan Van Dyk, the editor of the Daily Record’s Grassroots section was in the studio to help kick off our new weekly segment called, Gettin Local with the Green Divas: Wherever You Are! This segment is sponsored by the Daily Record’s Grassroots section and will […]
Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime – Podcast here! Never a dull moment in the Green Divas studio . . . an all green diva day with our usual array of diverse information ranging from recycling sneakers to ONE of our awesome recent interviews with Jessica Alba. And our […]
I had a great awakening as to just how much plastic permeates my world! Since then, we’ve been talking a lot about plastic and how we manage this substance we have become extremely reliant on.
Why do people drink bottled water? Bottled water makes about as much sense as shipping in ice from Antarctica. Learn about manufactured demand from a video made by the people at The Story of Stuff.
The British are known for their tea drinking. It is estimated that of the 165 million cups of tea consumed per day in the UK, 96% are of them are made with tea bags. That’s a lot of tea bags! In an effort to reduce methane gas produced by decomposing food waste in landfills, several […]