A reader wonders if her trenta caffe latte makes a grande mark on the planet. Umbra does a little venti-ing.
A reader asks if she can toss those colorful fro-yo spoons in the dishwasher and use them again. Umbra gives her the straight scoop.
A reader wonders if all that wash water turns a green option brown. Umbra says that's a loaded question.
A reader wants to take a byte out of his environmental footprint. Umbra chips away at the problem.
A reader wonders about the bags her undies come in. Umbra says that's a delicates subject.
A reader worries that her banana peels are giving off bad gas. Umbra forks over some scrappy advice.
Olive oil from the fridge? Apple sauce? Prunes? Our green advice guru explores a tub full of butter substitutes.
If invasive species like wild boar are running amok, why not turn them into pet food? Umbra cuts through the mystery meat for an answer.
A reader is on a mission to rid her roof of moss. Umbra says the ladder days are coming.