Sustainable Living Stack Exchange by Kiwix

Q&A for folks dedicated to a lifestyle that can be maintained indefinitely without depleting available resources

Most popular questions

67 Why shouldn't meat be placed in my compost pile? 2013-01-29T21:04:49.823

59 What is an energy efficient way to get fresh air indoors during winter? 2013-01-30T13:50:24.577

52 Which is more sustainable: aluminium can, plastic bottle or glass bottle? 2013-02-05T23:17:25.740

48 How can I be more energy efficient in an apartment? 2013-02-01T11:21:25.537

47 Alternative to Toilet Paper? 2013-01-30T07:15:12.450

44 Is it feasible to compost in an apartment in a city like New York? 2013-01-29T19:54:32.160

41 How to preserve meat during warm months without electricity? 2013-01-29T19:50:13.523

40 Producing my own energy options in urban area with windows but no roof access? 2013-01-29T20:38:50.510

35 Can I recycle plastics at home by melting and molding? 2013-02-01T11:42:01.583

35 Is it better to recycle or compost brown paper bags? 2013-02-01T20:26:33.947

35 How effective is turning a car's engine off while standing at a traffic light? 2013-03-19T17:38:08.643

33 What’s the best strategy for turning off CFLs that will save energy but not reduce lifespan so much 2013-01-29T21:41:21.937

33 What is the most sustainable way to dispose of shoes? 2013-04-07T04:50:38.823

33 Are pizza cardboards stained with oil still recyclable? 2013-04-08T17:53:28.893

33 Which tree consumes most carbon dioxide and poisonous gases? 2013-04-18T07:05:13.680

31 Are electric cars as environmentally friendly as we think they are? 2013-03-07T18:49:32.743

29 Impact of various travelling options 2013-01-30T08:59:00.770

28 Which solar power technology has the highest energy return on investment (EROI aka EROEI)? 2013-06-08T19:27:23.420

26 Should I use my wood fireplace? 2013-01-29T20:58:50.660

26 Biodegradable cleaners to remove mold? 2013-01-29T22:05:24.307

26 Estimating the cost of solar panels and return time? 2013-01-30T20:30:15.467

25 What to do with wood ash? 2013-02-03T18:51:11.970

25 Reading on paper vs. screen 2013-02-16T16:35:04.987

25 What types of plugged in electronics use energy even when turned off? 2014-01-24T13:21:56.877

24 Alternative for electrical washing machine 2013-02-01T00:41:52.183

24 Is there a difference in insulation to keep heat in or out? 2013-02-03T12:07:36.953

24 Does a dishwasher save water in the long term? 2013-05-01T08:10:47.067

24 What to do with old, unused incandescent light bulbs 2015-05-10T18:46:32.630

23 Is it sustainable or necessary to use potable water to wash waste before recycling? 2013-02-02T03:49:48.810

23 Are mouldy kitchen scraps okay to compost? 2013-02-14T20:09:28.953

23 How can I manage my fridge's contents better? 2013-04-25T16:20:02.243

22 Before drilling a well, how can I determine any water table impact? 2013-01-29T19:51:19.820

22 How do I find an eco-friendly laptop? 2014-07-29T18:40:16.037

21 What non-toxic products can I use to keep my kitchen counters clean and safe? 2013-01-29T19:57:27.460

21 How to determine whether hybrid cars are really more sustainable than traditional cars? 2013-01-29T20:01:51.440

21 How can I add thermal mass to a woodstove, without a lot of weight? 2013-01-29T23:39:41.553

21 What can I grow for chicken food? 2013-01-30T22:30:22.613

21 How should I collect and convert rain water into drinking water? 2013-02-06T20:26:15.940

21 Planting trees for firewood - how many? 2013-02-14T09:58:09.717

21 Lowest impact transatlantic crossing 2013-04-28T13:37:12.023

21 What form of electrical lighting has the smallest energy-footprint? 2013-05-06T22:22:23.983

21 Why does cheese have such a high carbon footprint? 2017-02-28T18:39:37.680

20 Does a compost pile for food scraps need some kind of starter material? 2013-01-29T20:12:58.880

20 How can I seal a pond without using a plastic pond liner? 2013-01-30T23:48:59.703

20 Dealing with bugs in compost 2013-02-08T08:16:30.563

20 How to recover water from washing machine for toilet 2013-03-11T00:13:13.033

20 Do "100% renewable" electricity plans increase renewable electricity production? 2013-03-23T06:53:58.977

20 Should I keep laptop and cellphone batteries fully charged, let them die before charging, or something in between? 2014-01-24T16:41:28.353

19 What is a good way to produce drinking water? 2013-01-29T20:16:51.223

19 Do small portable solar chargers generate more energy than it costs to produce them? 2013-01-30T14:18:30.217


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