Posted in November 2012

Sustainability through the Holiday Season

It’s easy to get wrapped up both literally and figuratively in the craziness of the holiday season.  With all the traveling done, gifts bought, and food cooked, there ends up being a lot of resources used and waste created from Thanksgiving to New Years Day.  It’s estimated that household waste increases by over 25% during … Continue reading

Cocoa Oh No

I’ve been at the Solana Center for some time now, and the staff here really seem to love coconut coir! They are always recommending it as an ingredient in potting and seed starting mixes and as bedding for vermicompost bins. Coconut coir is a highly useful and sustainable product, but sometimes humans ask a scary … Continue reading