Reduce paper and water waste—contact companies to stop sending you junk mail. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
Non-native honeysuckle shrubs dominate this forest understory and have choked out native plants on Ricker Hill in Poland Spring, Maine. You can see this for yourself on Route 26, just across the road from The Lodge at the Poland Spring Resort. The dense green thicket below the trees are all invasive honeysuckle shrubs, native to Read More
We are all familiar with the challenges of using plastic cutlery. These utensils notoriously fail at the only task they are made for: cutting and picking up food. In addition, they create a lot of single-use trash, are not recyclable, and there are reusable options. In recent years, schools have brought plastic cutlery into lunchrooms. Read More
Our nation has made dramatic societal transformations in short periods of time when a dire situation, like global warming, has called for it. By Joe Hardy of Wells, a retired environmental educator, consultant and mediator Portland Press Herald op-ed WELLS — The recent report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was stunning in Read More
NRCM supporter Betty Olivolo of Kittery, Maine shares some beautiful photographs from her town in this week’s My Maine This Week. Thank you, Betty! Do you have beautiful photos of Maine’s wildlife or scenic Maine landscapes to share? If so, please send them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about how to submit your photos, Read More
Catching a cold is no fun. Help reduce the number of trees that are cut down by opting for a cloth handkerchief instead of tissue paper. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
Consider organic options for your lunchtime food—organic peanut butter is just as tasty but without all the additives. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
The department says it cannot begin evaluating the $1 billion proposal until the company provides all of the mandatory information. by Doug Harlow Morning Sentinel news story Central Maine Power Co.’s plan to build a $1 billion, 145-mile transmission line through western Maine is facing another potential delay after the Maine Department of Environmental Protection Read More
Cleaning and personal care products can be expensive as well as harmful! Consider alternatives like apple cider vinegar for cleaning up messes. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.