The Relationship Between Water Conservation and Watershed Health
The original portable porta-potty image from GET, Aug. 15, 2011. All images courtesy of Ben Goldberg.
A previous G.E.T. article, published in issue 9, Aug. 15, 2011*, described portable composting privies as a greener option to porta-potties. Since that time, there have been a […]
Comfrey has long been used in poultices to relieve inflammation. And now, Catskills Comfrey is using its natural properties in salves.
Catskills Comfrey’s plants are all grown organically on a small farm in Delaware County, New York. They are never treated with herbicides, pesticides, or other things you would not want on […]
And so are a whole bunch of other things we would be better off without.
PFAS have been found in house dust. Photo: A Ocram. Wikimedia Commons. CC-BY-SA 1.0
Many people are familiar with a story about Julius Caesar’s last breath. The story is that there are twenty-five […]
Lavender. Photo by Ken Irwin, Wikimedia Commons, CC-BY-SA 2.5 Generic
In May, we saw an article from the Sierra Club, “5 DEET-Free Ways to Protect Yourself From Bugs” (http://bit.ly/DEET-free). While that was good, we decided it might be worthwhile to look into the matter further.
Q: What’s wrong with this picture?A: No Handle!Q: What else is missing from this picture?A: No YOU!
N.R. Mallery, publisher of G.E.T.
Robots are all around us. From vacuum cleaners to vehicles, at work and home, they have arrived.
My personal favorites are my two robot lawnmowers. I tell everyone, they are the next […]
Congress Approves North Country Trail Extension into Vermont
This April, Congress approved bipartisan legislation, the North Country National Scenic Trail Adjustment Act, introduced by Vermont Representative Peter Welch that will extend the 4,600-mile North Country National Scenic Trail (NCT) from Crown Point, New York into Addison County, linking […]
Images courtesy of Tamsin Venn.
One of the beauties of kayak touring is that it is so easy to do. Anyone can take up the activity with minimal instruction, and you don’t need to be the Hulk to move your boat nimbly over the water. You go as […]
The Hudson River Maritime Museum’s 100% solar-powered tour boat Solaris, formerly known as the Solar Sal-44, is on the Rondout Creek in Kingston, NY. Photo credit: Hudson River Maritime Museum.
As summer draws closer and the weather gets nicer, boating season will begin. Many people are looking into purchasing boats. […]
Front-load washing machines are more energy efficient than top loading ones, as they save water and electricity. Image: g-mark.org.
Many of us are aware of the impact that changing out an old appliance can have on our fuel bills and carbon footprint, and the older the appliance, the […]
The EAT-Lancet commission’s report, “Food in the Anthropocene,” which recommends a near-vegan diet for the health of people and the planet, dropped with major fanfare and a large PR budget, in five cities world-wide. It was widely and uncritically reported in the mainstream press. Critiques of the report were also published, but received […]