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.
A reader wonders about eco-friendly jewelry. Umbra says go for the old gold.
A reader says he's reluctant to give up his shrimp cocktail. Umbra says don't be shellfish.
A reader's grandparents dumped their TV in the swamp. Umbra helps him channel some positive energy. Bonus: Tips for corralling your peas sans disposable bags.
A reader wonders if he can get a pass on imported hardwood, since it's fast-growing and bee-yutiful. Umbra polishes up his understanding of sustainable timber.
A reader is suspicious that her co-mingle is getting hauled to the landfill. Umbra does a little sleuthing.