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Meatless Every Day

New burger targets those who love them AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Meatless meat, dairy-free dairy, eggless egg substitute — what is this world coming to? Hopefully, a better place. Reducing

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Tourism With A Conscience

Consider seeing the world from a different point of view AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Summer is on its way! For those lucky enough to get a vacation, have you decided

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Love Or Litter?

Artificial flowers not best way to pay tribute AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples As we approach Memorial Day weekend, many families will plan a visit to the graves of loved ones

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Ants Don’t Need To Bug You

Simple methods evict pests from your kitchen AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples As the No. 1 house pest, ants aren’t just in our pants. A trail of tiny ants is as

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No Sugar For You

Making smarter choices good for you and the world AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Sugar may not be the first thought that comes to mind when we think about making a

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Let The Sun Shine In!

Solar power may lead to tax savings AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples April 15 is tax day. If you invested in solar panels or solar power systems, wind power or geothermal

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Wildlife Close To Home

Tips make encounters with predators safer AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Encounters with predators are extremely rare, and attacks or injuries even rarer. However, if you enjoy outdoor recreation, carry with

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Ground Zero

Environmentalist throws nothing away AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples This year marks the 10th anniversary of Rose Brown’s Zero Garbage Challenge. Rose ceremonially threw away her last bag of garbage on

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Birds Are Big Responsibility

Maintaining feeders, houses must be part of promise AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples This sentence might be your first encounter with the knowledge that uncleaned nest boxes, suet cages, bird feeders,

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Rain + Plants = Perfection

Groundcovers are win-win for humans and nature AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Spring is on its way, bringing lots of rain and flowers. Maybe you want less mud and more flowers!