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DC Launches ReThread

That favorite sweater with the worn elbow. The dress that would be perfect were it just a tad looser around the waist, that shirt...

Can I Recycle This?

Can I recycle this? How many times have you asked yourself – or your favorite recycling guru – that question? Thanks to efforts by the DC...

FoodPrints in the Classroom

“I want more broccoli!” That’s certainly not a common childhood refrain, but it’s one I was amused to hear during a recent visit to...

Solar Energy Creates (Local) Jobs!

We all know that solar energy is good for the environment and good for your pocketbook. Even a small solar array on a DC...

As the Worm Turns

I confess, I’m obsessed with my worms. I am fascinated with what they like, and don’t. While I’m a longtime composter, I started vermiculture composting...

Got Too Much Stuff?

“My house doesn’t have enough storage space.” Sound familiar? Capitol Hill houses are notorious for being small with a dearth of closets. Hill residents...

DC’s PaintCare program turns 1!

November marks the one-year anniversary of PaintCare Inc’s operations in DC Why is this such a milestone?  Imagine a swimming pool that’s 25 feet...

Earth Matters

First it was bicycling and then it was canning, and now, suddenly, composting is cool again. Folks across the District are composting, comparing notes,...

DC’s List of Recyclable Items Expands, but Plastic Bags are Out!

Confused by what can and can’t be recycled? Does the list of “acceptable” recyclables at your workplace differ from what the DC Department of...

How to Deal with Mold

  Mold. If you’re a homeowner or landlord, it’s not a word you want to hear. Yet in older homes mold can be quite common....