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biodegradeable, bioplastic, earth, planet, recycling, reusable, reuse, shipping, sustainability, trash, upcycling, waste -

These guys are the champions alright. They can definitely say they have left their mark.  Literally. On the whole planet.  Millions of years from now as archaeologists are studying our civilization they will have plenty of coke bottles, McDonalds wrappers, bottled water containers, Bic lighters and pens to memorialize us with.  Hopefully they will find some of our art and music in all of that as well. Sigh....  Well, for better or worse, Black Friday/Cyber Monday has kicked off and we are going into the Christmas holiday season. As shopping season has kicked off this season, I want to raise...

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bad weather, blog, emergency, emergency preparedness, off grid, power outage, preparation, prepare, storm, tips, weather, weatherization, winter -

You don't ever want to be caught with your pants down! Even if disasters or outages are rare where you live, an ounce of prevention is worth it's weight in gold.

Prepare before a winter storm hits by planning ahead.

Weatherize your home.

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aquaponic, gardening, grow light, growing, hydroponic, permaculture, planting, soil, substrate, water -

I love traditional soil agriculture on small, well-managed pieces of land. But as the world's population booms, I find it very unlikely that permaculture and intelligent land management will be used to feed the world's population. Indigenous cultures pulled this off. But in the past 100 years or so we have done a highly efficient job here in America of destroying some of the richest topsoil on the planet in the Midwest. This is by introducing the most harmful chemicals and fertilizers that run off right into our rivers and cause algae blooms that turn our tributaries into fish graveyards by...

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