Category Archives: Tip of the Week

The Native Plant Trust is the nation’s first plant conservation organization and the only one solely focused on New England’s native plants. They maintain a database of native plants that is searchable by different criteria. Search for plants by name … Read More

Wondering what to do with those eclipse glasses now that it’s over? Fulfilled Goods (612 Washington St Suite 2, Newton) is collecting glasses in good usable condition through the end of April. They will be sent to a non-profit organization … Read More

Most people do not realize that all laundry detergent pods (and a newer format, dissolvable sheets), are made from a petroleum-based plastic called Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA or PVOH). While this film dissolves, it does not disappear or readily biodegrade. Research … Read More