This Land is Your Land: Living Litter-Free

Living litter-free might seem like an easy thing to do. We all keep our homes and property clean, but often we forget that public lands—such as state parks and forests—are our responsibilities as well. As taxpayers, we own these public spaces, but we rarely ...

Something in the Air: Natural Gas Effects on Human Health

Much research has been done on the effects of “natural gas”on climate change. Natural gas causes 80 to 100 times more heating of the atmosphere than carbon dioxide. Recently, even more studies are researching the health effects associated with the emissions from ...

Rewards for Recycling: The Beauty Industry Steps Up

A growing number of beauty companies have recognized thatresidential and commercial curbside recycling programs often reject empty or near-empty containers of skin, hair and cosmetic products. Now, Kiehl's, L'Occitane and other beauty brands have created quick ...

Cohousing Community Breaks Ground in Bethany

Creating a sustainable, interconnected community was the driving force behind the first cohousing community in Connecticut. Actively seeking families, singles and couples of all ages as new members, Rocky Corner (RockyCorner.org) began construction on ...

Buy Fresh Direct from Producers at Shelton CT Farmers Market

Not the usual Connecticut Farmers Market, all produce and products at the Shelton CT Farmers’ Market, located at 100 Canal Street in Shelton, are grown, raised or created by the farmers and artisans at the market. The market is managed by an association ...

Defining the Organic in Plant Care

When we ask what defines organic plant care, we will get a slew of different answers depending on who we are talking to and what their level of gardening knowledge and/or experience may be. Organic plant care can focus on the use of synthetic ...