Traditional grass lawns are hard on the environment — using lots of water, chemical fertilizer and petro fuels to maintain. What is an alternative? Consider a clover lawn, which not only reduces the carbon footprint but enriches the soil with nitrogen. Treehugger reports.
There’s no need to throw away plastic containers and bags for fear of COVID-19 contamination. They can be washed and reused safely, says a report from Greenpeace that refutes the plastics industry’s assertion that plastic products be used only once. From treehugger.com. (Photo: Twentyfour Students, Creative Commons)