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Natural composting or biological decomposition began with the first plants on earth and has been occurring ever since.

As vegetation falls to the ground, it slowly decays, providing minerals and nutrients needed for plants, animals, and microorganisms.

Yard trimmings and food residuals constitute 27 percent of the US municipal solid waste stream.

That’s a lot of waste to send to landfills when it could...

Take The No Plastic Pledge

80% of the ocean's garbage patch comes from trash bags and plastic bottles that wash in from the beach.

Swirling in the Pacific Ocean is a garbage patch of plastic the size of Texas and growing.

Each year in honor of World Ocean Day, which falls in June, hundreds of people take the pledge to 'Rise Above Plastics' in their daily lives, and you can do it too!

Make the promise to...

On Weight Loss

People often associate a feeling of being stuffed with being satisfied: The "I couldn't eat another bite" feeling after having finished a meal.

But the truth is you don't have to eat until you feel stuffed. Instead, eat just until you have satisfied your hunger.

Any more than that and you may be consuming more calories than your body requires and adding to those unwanted pounds.

There is no need to deprive yourself of food, however. Your body needs food to stay healthy and active. But the amount your body needs may...


People often walk around in a state of dehydration without realizing it.

Headaches, fatigue, chapped lips, itchy skin, and muscle spasms can all be signs of dehydration, and yet we don't think of drinking a glass of water to ease our symptoms.

When asked whether we drink enough water, our response is often; "Ugh! Water? Blech!"

But water...