By: Celine Thormann When moving into college, whether you live off campus or in a dorm, something that will shock you is the sheer amount of trash produced by students and their families. Piles and piles of plastic, cardboard and Styrofoam crowd trash rooms and front porches all around town. In dorms, there are often … More Recycling in Oxford: I Called Butler County So You Don’t Have To
By: Maya Smith With climate change, wildfires, and plastic sustainability issues becoming more prevalent in our society, you often hear people asking how they can make a difference. Not everyone has the resources or location access to go out and clean the oceans or fight fires, but there are steps you take to help the … More Going Green in Your Dorm or at Home
A very familiar face in our lawns and gardens is the dandelion, whose puffy mature flowers and persistent tap roots spell out a seemingly-endless reign over any livable area. And while it is true that unwanted dandelions are the poster child for weeds, surprisingly, this hardy plant does have some good to it as well. … More Friendly Foe: The Dandelion
Humans have kept domesticated animals for thousands of years, and they provide us with many benefits, like happiness, companionship, and even tools for survival. Most people take the financial cost of owning a pet into consideration before adopting their new family member, but how many people look at the possible growth of their household’s impact … More Are you a Sustainable Pet-Owner?
In Russia, many citizens of Moscow and St. Petersburg have a summer cottage to escape from the smog and heat of the city. The cottages are lovely little things, made of pine or cedar. They stay cool without A/C in 95-degree heat, and when you step inside you are greeted by the smell of pinesap. … More Tumbleweed Houses: Eco-Friendly Dream Homes