natural environment

How to Start Composting Leaves (and Why You Should)

photo: Victoria_Hunter (Shutterstock) Once all those pretty fall leaves are falling on you Shipyards often treat them as a waste product—but these leaves are the beginning of nutritionalrich garden soil, and they make a excellent habitat for pollinators and beneficial insects. Composting your leaves instead of tossing them can save you money on removal and …

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Is your bank helping or hurting the planet? Here’s how to know if it’s greenwashing.

Your bank contributes to climate protection through its lending and other measures. But does your bank have a positive impact on the environment? It can be hard to know. Through their messaging, banks sometimes paint a greener picture of their climate impact than their holdings or other factors suggest, a process known as “greenwashing.” If …

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