How to Make a Volcano

How to Make a Volcano: Pack and wrap a plastic cup with old newspaper or paper towels. Mold the paper into the shape of a mountain, leaving the top of the cup open. Wrap the mountain in a single sheet Continue reading

The First Grade of Environmental Education

Teaching Earth Friendly Science to Kids is Good for the Planet in the Long Run – by Laura Mauney – Natural soil erosion carved out much of the planet’s most exquisite scenery. Deep river gorges in eastern US forests are Continue reading

Chronicles of a Tree-Hugger’s Life: Five Ways to Stem the Use of Virgin Paper

Tree Saving can be as Old Fashioned as Borrowing a Book, or as Cutting-Edge as Reading an eBook. – by Laura Mauney – Do you collect pennies in old coffee cans? Have you ever counted them up, surprised to discover Continue reading

Chronicles of a Tree-Hugger’s Life: Use the Internet to Read, Shop and Pay Bills

– by Laura Mauney – Most people pay for Internet service, often multiple times for multiple devices, so shouldn’t we get the most bang for our bucks? Today’s electronic world offers multiple avenues for “going paperless” (saving trees, in other Continue reading

Save a Tree: Read Online

– by Laura Mauney – Cutting back on your paper-based purchases is as easy as cancelling newspaper and magazine subscriptions, and avoiding purchase of printed books. Instead, read online using your desktops, laptops, smartphones, tablets, and/or eReaders. Most newspapers and Continue reading