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Photo by David Mizejewski

Six Sustainable Ways to Maintain a Natural Garden

The National Wildlife Federation has been educating and empowering people to create wildlife-friendly gardens through the Garden for Wildlife program since 1973. Each of us can help support local wildlife …

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What to do With Fallen Leaves

You shouldn’t feel obligated to rake up every last leaf in your yard this fall. ¬†Leave leaves on the ground — they have a lot of benefit to wildlife and …

Squirrel in a pumpkin by Katherine Flickinger.

How to Recycle Halloween Pumpkins for Wildlife

One of my favorite parts of Halloween, is carving pumpkins. My evening walks through the neighborhood are even¬†better with the bright orange pumpkins, highlighting the colors of autumn, and showing …

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4 Ways to Recycle Your Christmas Tree for Wildlife

Each year, about 25-30 million real Christmas trees are sold in the United States, mostly from a selection of about 16 species of tree that we commonly call a “Christmas …

American toads use the leaf litter to hide and hibernate.

6 Excuses to Avoid Yard Work This Fall

Chef Tom Preps for Green Ball

Wasted? Not at the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball!

Students of Pine Jog Elementary, a U.S. Green Ribbon and NWF Eco-School, hold up lettuce from their hydroponic garden.

Black, Orange… and Green! My Alma Mater is a U.S.…

Georgia Colleges and Universities Gather to Promote Sustainable Dining Practices

At an event organized by the Georgia Campus Sustainability Network in partnership with the Campus Ecology and Kennesaw State University, representatives from 20 Georgia colleges and universities gathered to learn about sustainable dining issues and initiatives from some of the leading campuses around the state.

Campuses Save Money and the Environment With Zero-Waste Events

For many schools, zero-waste events are the first target they achieve in becoming a zero-waste campus.

Are Bioplastics As Good As They Seem?

By Leslie Wells For universities hoping to reduce the amount of waste being sent to landfill, using bioplastics in cafeterias seems like a straightforward solution with notable benefits such as …

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