Diaper debacle: green diaper basics

Contributed by Tafline Laylin [Editor’s note: Knowaste, a British company recycles diapers and other absorbent hygiene products. If anyone is interested in starting a useful green business, it licenses its technology to non-British companies. Some parents have learned how to … Continue reading

Problems that solve other problems

I came across a fascinating post on another blog called Using Garden “Problems” as Solutions. There is nothing really new about turning a problem into a solution. The author offers her story as an illustration of a general principle that … Continue reading

Pig waste: from the lagoon to the highway

No, I’m not reporting on a spill from a manure lagoon. A young college professor has found a way to make asphalt adhesive from pig waste. It’s not only a greener blacktop, not only less expensive than petroleum adhesives, but … Continue reading