MAKE: Trash Can Composter

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.

EV Rider: Life on an Electric Motorcycle

Electric motorcycleThe 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.

Bonsai People: Do Something Reel Film Festival

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.

The Greenhorns: Do Something Reel Film Festival

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.

Technology Worth Waiting For

I’ll have a side of fries with that alternative energy system!

Teens, Are You Up for a Green Challenge?

Project Green ChallengeErin 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

Give an Even Better Gift Card

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.

Simple Ways to Bee the Solution

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.

Notes from a Backyard Beekeeper

Photo by Clayton Aynesworth“Can we really handle a beehive in this tiny yard?”

Four Easy Ways to Protect Pollinators


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