Posted in March 2015

Become Squeaky Green!

Become Squeaky Green!

Earth Day is around the corner and what better way to celebrate than to commit to a green spring clean?  Just like we discussed at our second workshop, many products we use to clean our homes are toxic and can make the inside of our homes less healthy.  Using natural cleaning products will reduce the toxins … Continue reading

What to do with WEEDS!

What to do with WEEDS!

The winter rains have helped green our landscapes but what to do with the weeds? Many can be eliminated by cutting them down and covering the area with a thick layer of mulch. Those greens weeds contain many nutrients so they are a great addition to your compost pile but it is best to remove … Continue reading

Oceanside Celebrates Earth Month 2015

What are you doing for Earth Day?  Whatever part of San Diego County you’re in — there’s an Earth Day celebration for you!  Oceanside is home to North County’s largest Earth Day celebration on April 19, 2015. Bring the whole family to this free event. Can’t make it on the 19th? No problem! The City … Continue reading

Barriers to Zero — How to Reduce Food Waste

Barriers to Zero — How to Reduce Food Waste

  Hello Zero Wasters, We waste an awful lot of food. On average, Americans throw away 20 lbs of food waste per person per month. The impacts of this are many fold. On the “upstream” side, think about the time, energy and water resources that were used to grow, harvest, process, package, transport and store … Continue reading

Fire Mountain Residents Continue Zero Wasting

Fire Mountain Residents Continue Zero Wasting

This February, we partnered with City of Oceanside for an eight week program to empower the Fire Mountain community to go green and reduce unnecessary waste through a series of weekend workshops! This past weekend, we kept it moving by engaging in a hands-on assessment of how to keep items out of the landfill. We dissected and scrutinized … Continue reading