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Find 7 ways to improve indoor air quality

When winter’s chill forces us indoors more than usual, the risk of exposure to air pollutants, including COVID-19  virus particles, can be significantly higher than when we are outside.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that 72 percent of chemical exposures in the average individual comes from inside the home. So, when you are spending more […]

Try “winter sowing” to start your garden now

Even in the bitter cold months of winter, you can start planting your spring garden outside using these ideas for homemade, mini greenhouses made from recycled containers.

Winter sowing is a method of starting seeds early in homemade, mini greenhouses made from empty milk jugs. The process is inexpensive, uses recycled materials, requires no electricity, produces […]

7 ideas for a greener New Year

For many, the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted priorities to family, health and home. As we begin 2021, here are a few ideas that can be healthier for you and Mother Earth.

Eat local and organic. If eating healthy or losing weight is one of your New Year’s resolutions, make it even healthier with organic fruits and […]

Promote your green events for free

Greenability offers a free, online calendar listing for events that encourage environmental sustainability, resiliency and restorative living ideas.

Events can be related to organic food, energy-efficiency, recycling, renewable energy, zero-waste, native plant gardening, nature, resilient living and many other environmental topics. To be considered for a listing, in-person events should be held within a 100-mile radius […]

Tiny homes to offer refuge during COVID-19 & beyond

See how an innovative, sustainably designed, village of tiny homes will offer a safe space for families who are homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic and in the future.

Dan Rockhill, founder of the University of Kansas Architecture Studio 804 program, will discuss Construction of Tiny Homes at the Lawrence Community Shelter at a free Earth Care […]