The Thoughtful Earthling

Bigger and Better Ways to Fight Our Plastic Problem

Handy ways to curb plastic use, beyond ditching straws.

08/07/2018 By Cicely Rubottom

Helping Houston

12 Simple Ways to Help Houston Become a Better City

An everyday guide to voting better, helping the homeless, beautifying the city, and improving the environment.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Helping Houston

The 12 Commandments of Virtuous Houstonians

It’s the little things that add up to a better city.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Green Again

Houston, Get Your Green Cans Ready: Curbside Recycling Returns Next Month

The city is resuming normal recycling schedules soon after removing 1 million cubic yards of Harvey debris.

10/25/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

Broken Glass

As Curbside Glass Recycling Ends, the City Adds More Drop-off Locations

The mayor hopes to make it a little easier for you to drop off those glass empties.

06/29/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Broken Glass

Through the Losing Glass: What the Recycling Conundrum Says About Houston

What happens now that glass recycling has gone the way of Astroworld?

06/20/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian