Can you BBQ with a clean, green conscience? Absolutely -- you just need to fire up the right kind of grill.
A reader wants to install a composting toilet in her London flat. Umbra is flush with answers.
A reader wonders where to get sustainable home-improvement supplies. Umbra is the helpful hardware ham.
A reader wonders about the best way to dispose of unneeded medicine. Umbra plumbs for answers.
To tree or not to tree, that is the question. Umbra says 'tis nobler to tree. The real question is, what kind?
Redwood? Pine? That weird plastic stuff? Umbra nails it.
A reader wonders what to do with utensils that come with her take-out. Umbra says MSG, let me think about that.
A reader wonders whether "green tags" are as good as solar or wind power. Umbra does a little clean energy 'splainin'.
A reader wonders what to put in his trail mix. Umbra gets nutty.