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Ask Eartha: Sustainable Holiday Gifts

Dear Eartha, The looming wastefulness that often comes with the holidays puts a damper on my festive spirit. How can I mitigate the waste yet still make the holidays extra special for green-minded loved ones? Beyond profuse consumption and the myriad of plastic-based gifts that will inevitably spend the next thousand of years in a […]

Ask Eartha: America Recycles Day

Dear Eartha, I just moved here for the season and my condo doesn’t have recycling. What’s up with that? Is there anything I can do with my recyclables? Kudos to you for caring about your new home and community! Also, great timing. Today is America Recycles Day. November 15 marks the day that the Environmental […]

Ask Eartha: Eco-friendly Ski Wax

Dear Eartha, I have heard about toxins that are in our ski waxes and other products. Is that true? What do I need to know? If you’re like me, these recent flurries have you unpacking your winter gear for the season and eagerly anticipating the feeling of gliding down fresh snow on newly waxed skis. Getting […]

Ask Eartha: Sustainable Halloween Tips

Dear Eartha, My Halloween pumpkin is a drooping mess. Is pumpkin composting available this year? This is the time of year when Halloween pumpkins turn really spooky. Oozing, collapsing and growing all manner of fungi. And yes, you CAN compost the moldy mess for free, now through Nov. 14 at the Breckenridge, Frisco and Silverthorne recycling […]