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Kara DiCamillo - Writer

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Kara DiCamillo loves eating, traveling, shopping, and everything outdoors. She is an active volunteer in her Newport, Rhode Island community and has backpacked Mt. Washington in New Hampshire too many times to count. Kara started her online writing career with TreeHugger in 2005 and currently contributes to several websites focusing on sustainability, lifestyle, food, and travel.

All Articles By Kara

May 17, 2016

Producing art through book recycling

You can’t just toss a few old books into your recycling bin. Paper recyclers have a hard time processing the glue that the binds the spine...

May 5, 2016

Savers: Rethinking the impact of clothing

As a wake-up call to bring attention to the impact that clothing has on our planet, Savers staged a “clothing spill” on Alki Beach in Seattle...

April 26, 2016

Think Recycling When Spring Cleaning

As the flowers begin blooming and the birds are serenading, now is a good time to freshen up your home and get a head start on spring and summer.

March 3, 2016

Disposing of cooking oil through recycling

If not disposed of properly, cooking oil can be a hot mess.

February 18, 2016

Getting crafty by recycling plastic bottles

When the weather is too cold to go outside this week, try a few of our favorites that are not only easy but are made from one of the most common household items – plastic bottles. Have fun!