By MAKE Magazine, March 30, 2013
MAKE magazine brings the do-it-yourself mindset to all the exciting projects in your life and helps you make the most of technology at home and away from home. Projects in the magazine range from old-school balsa wood and tissue-paper airplanes to what to do to keep aging high-tech gadgets alive to building autonomous robots from junk.
In this post, MAKE contributor Thomas Arey shares how to make a composter from a trash can.
By Chad Lott, March 26, 2013
The best environmental solutions are the ones that are fun. Growing your own food is a great experience, riding a bicycle can be transcendent, and making some good home cooking for friends is just about the best combo of eco and enjoyable I can think of.
By Megan Myers, March 23, 2013
With the season’s egg dyeing and deviled-egg eating, chances are you’re starting to collect a few extra egg cartons around the house. Don’t throw them away!
By Elizabeth Leader Smith, March 12, 2013
The Do Something Reel™ Film Festival continues this month with Bonsai People – The Vision of Muhammad Yunus, an uplifting documentary about one man’s extraordinary humanitarian work and his influence around the globe.
By Elizabeth Leader Smith, February 5, 2013
The Do Something Reel™ Film Festival continues this month with The Greenhorns, which explores the burgeoning movement of America’s young farming community – its spirit, practices and needs.
By Anna Madrona, October 27, 2012
I’ll have a side of fries with that alternative energy system!
By Erin Schrode, September 22, 2012
Erin Schrode, 21, is the co-founder and spokeswoman of Teens Turning Green, a student-led movement promoting global sustainability, youth leadership, environmental education and cons
By Matt Rigdon, July 24, 2012
An awesome gift just got better. Our new wallet-ready gift cards are made using recycled paper and wood from responsibly managed forests – no more plastic.
By Paige Schilt, July 9, 2012
As you may have noticed, we’ve got honey bees on the brain. These amazing little creatures pollinate 100 types of crops — everything from almonds to zucchini — yet US honey bee colonies are declining at an annual rate of 30% or more.
By Joe Dickson, July 4, 2012
“Can we really handle a beehive in this tiny yard?”