Category Archives: Reuse

How to Get a Wheelbarrow Out of Your Living Room

MOM’s employees tend to be do-it-yourselfers. In my case, when my wife and I purchased our first home, we took on a fixer-upper. Alas, mumble-mumble years later we’re still fixing it up. Late last summer my darling wife lovingly mentioned … Continue reading

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#InsteadofStuff

The holidays are upon us! Snow-flake and wreath decorations started cropping up in October, and we knew what that meant: get your wallets.  The most consumptive (and possible least eco) time of year was coming! The problem isn’t giving.  Generosity … Continue reading

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My Journey in Environmental Restoration (E.R.)

As I come close to five years working for MOM’s, I am amazed by how much I have been able to learn and experience. I have met and learned from so many great people within and associated with the company. … Continue reading

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Compost for Dummies

I’ve been wanting to compost for months.  It took me a while to start: the selection of compost bins, tumblers, pails and mixes is overwhelming!  Did I want an open pile, upright bin or rotating bin?  When is the best … Continue reading

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The Tiny House People

I generally don’t get sick, and I even made it out alive during the massive flu epidemic. But last week marked my first illness in quite some time. Oh well, you can’t beat them all! One afternoon I decided to … Continue reading

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3 Free and Easy Tips for Conservation at Home

I learned a while ago the valuable lessons of which appliances sucked up the most energy when we had a 4-day black out, and had only a tiny generator to run a few necessities. First off: things that blow, suck … Continue reading

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