Celebrate the season with this guide to sustainable fall activities

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As the leaves and sunsets transition to a fall landscape of yellow, orange and red, you’re probably dragging out your boots and sweaters. But the end of summer doesn’t mean the end of outdoor fun. In the midst of temperatures dropping and the smell of pumpkin everywhere is the perfect time to plan some fall activities. When considering your options think about the potential impact on the environment that you’re aiming to enjoy and choose earth-friendly options! Here’s a list of sustainable… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



DIY fall decor using upcycled items from thrift stores

Fall is a great time to bust out new decorations, but you don’t have to break the budget to make your house stand out. Making your own fall decorations is a great way to save money and help the environment at the same time. From floating shelves to fall clothing accessories, here are 8 fall decorations you can make from common thrift store items.
Cake Stand Display
Nothing says fall like fresh pumpkins. You can proudly display these fall staples using an old cake stand, or build your own from… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

5 vegetables to plant in your fall garden now

5 Easy Vegetables to Plant in Your Fall Garden

Fall brings pumpkin spice lattes and kids going back to school but it also means the start of your fall garden. Many people neglect their garden during the start of fall because of their busy schedules. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Dozens of diseased birds fall from the sky in Boston

In Boston, 47 grackles rained down from the sky above the Dorchester neighborhood last Thursday. 32 of the birds died at the scene or shortly after, and two cats that may have had contact with the birds also died. So far, the cause is unknown.

Witnesses describe a chaotic scene, with birds attempting to fly from tree to tree and then weakly falling to the ground. The grackles, a type of songbird that travel in flocks, have been sent to Tufts University in order to determine the cause of… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building