Sustainability made simple

Aidan Kennelley

I'm Aidan and I'm an English teacher and writer living in Brooklyn, NY. Raised in the American West, my experiences in the great outdoors have fundamentally shaped who I am.  As a teacher, I'm constantly trying to bring current environmental issues to the forefront of discussions in the classroom. In my free time, you can find me seeking out new hiking trails or reading in the park.

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How to Recycle Christmas Lights Quickly & Easily

How can you dispose of decorations in an eco-friendly way once the holidays are over? Here's how to recycle Christmas lights right every time. Read more

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How to Dispose of a Christmas Tree in 6 Steps (+ Better Options!)

Do you know how to dispose of your Christmas tree responsibly? Learn what to do and what to avoid when it comes to getting rid of the tree sustainably and correctly. Read more

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10 Plants That Repel Insects Naturally

There’s nothing more frustrating than dealing with pesky insects around the home. Instead of using chemical-based insecticides, try these 10 plants that repel insects naturally. Read more

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Coconut Milk vs. Coconut Cream: What’s the Difference Anyway?

Coconut milk vs. coconut cream – which one should you use? We explain the difference between these two common dairy alternatives. Read more

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4-Ingredient All-Natural Laminate Floor Cleaner

So many cleaning supplies out there are filled with toxic, environmentally harmful chemicals. Follow this easy DIY recipe for an all-natural homemade laminate floor cleaner! Read more

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Recycling Egg Cartons: Here’s How It’s Done

Egg cartons are a common source of waste in the kitchen. But where and how to dispose of them? See the following guide on which egg cartons are recyclable. Read more

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How to Clean Copper Pans and Pots Naturally

With time and heavy use, copper items lose their shine and develop a layer of tarnish. Follow these easy steps on how to clean your copper pots and pans naturally, leaving them looking as good as new! Read more

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Lip Gloss Recipe You Can Easily Make at Home, All Natural

As you may know, many store-bought lip glosses contain questionable ingredients and come in non-recyclable containers. For an eco-friendly alternative, try this lip gloss recipe with all-natural ingredients at home! Read more