It’s spring in Minnesota, and starting or re-starting a compost pile is a great project that will reduce waste in your home and improve the quality of your garden soil.
Here are some easy tips to get composting this year:
- If you don’t have a compost bin yet, check with your county or city. You can usually purchase a bin directly from the county.
- There are also some great YouTube tutorials if you want to build a compost bin from scratch.
Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the idea of going zero waste in your life? Most people who want to produce minimum amounts of waste are afraid of the extra costs and hassle that comes from a zero waste lifestyle. Here are a few tips and tricks to get you started while keeping cost low and hassle even lower.
1. Use Glass Jars
Climate change is at the forefront of the political sphere as we head into 2021 and with the new administration. However, climate change is complex and can be overwhelming. While real solutions will require action on a global scale, you can make small changes in your day-to-day life to lower your impact on the environment.
1. Know your carbon footprint.