The Wicked Green: 8 Tips to be Green in 2017

By Emma Brown Creative Marketing at Bootstrap Compost, Inc. Every year in early January, folks across the world make resolutions of all sorts: exercise more, eat healthier, spend more time with family and friends, call that aunt you barely know. If you’re looking for some ideas to set your sig...






The Wicked Green: Thanksgiving Food Waste

By: Emma Brown Creative Marketing at Bootstrap Compost, Inc. Spoiler alert: nothing I’m about to say is particularly revolutionary. However, with Thanksgiving and the winter holidays upon us, many folks are wondering how to tackle the age-old question of food waste. The short answer is - and Fait...






The Wicked Green: The Grass Ain’t Always Greener

By Emma Brown Creative Marketing at Bootstrap Compost, Inc. It’s officially fall in New England, and that means it’s time to rake leaves, and rake again, and then rake some more. But wait! Last year, I learned that your lawn can actually benefit greatly from the leaves that fall every year. Yo...




The Wicked Green: The French Revolution

By Emma Brown Creative Marketing at Bootstrap Compost, Inc. This week, France became the first country in the world to ban single-use plastic cups and dishes. This year, the French have been leading the way in banning needless waste and creating more environmentally friendly infrastructure. In Feb...




The Wicked Green: Trash 2 Treasure

By Emma Brown Creative Marketing at Bootstrap Compost, Inc. Ah, September 1, or as the college kids say, "Allston Christmas." Every year, the end of August and beginning of September brings a frenzy of moving vans, bad traffic and displaced household items scattered around the city of Boston, part...




The Wicked Green: Trash 2 Treasure

By Emma Brown Creative Marketing at Bootstrap Compost, Inc. Ah, September 1, or as the college kids say, "Allston Christmas." Every year, the end of August and beginning of September brings a frenzy of moving vans, bad traffic and displaced household items scattered around the city of Boston, part...




The BiG Stink: Organic vs. Conventional, Round 3 – Energy Use

By Faith Miller Operations Manager at Bootstrap Compost, Inc. Welcome back to the BiG Stink and thanks for joining me for Round 3 of the great conventional vs. organic farming inquisition! Here’s a rapid recap: So far in this debate I, your trusty guide Faith, have defined organic and conventiona...




The Wicked Green: Self-Healing Fabric

By Emma Brown Creative Marketing at Bootstrap Compost, Inc. I love clothes. I love sewing and crocheting clothes. I love creating upcycled merch for Bootstrap, or fashioning my own apparel out of reused bits and pieces. But I also like to get down and dirty (I work for a composting company aft...