Jenn Ryan

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jenn Ryan is a freelance writer who loves exploring eco-friendly and recycled options for home improvement projects. A Penn State English grad, Jenn enjoys researching and learning new things and is a sucker for reclaimed barnwood floors, green living, and Talavera tile. When she’s not writing, you can find her playing with her two rescued bunnies, enjoying a cup of herbal tea, or running down the road wearing biodegradable glitter. Find out more about Jenn and her work at www.thegreenwritingdesk.com.

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DECEMBER 27, 2021 | MONDAY
12 Solar-Powered Products to Get Your Year Off to a Sustainable Start

As more people look to reduce their energy consumption and rely on more sustainable methods of getting the power they need, solar-powered products have lighted the way. Finding affordable...

NOVEMBER 10, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
10 Simple Steps to a Zero-Waste Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home, but it’s also one of the places that can generate the most waste in a house. When you’re trying to reduce your carbon footprint by minimizing the amo...

OCTOBER 27, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
7 Ways to Be Less Wasteful While Moving

About 40 million Americans move every single year, and they generate a lot of waste as they head from one residence to the next. In fact, materials required for these moves amount to abou...

SEPTEMBER 17, 2021 | FRIDAY
How to Replace (Almost) All of the Paper Products in Your Home

Each year, the average American uses seven trees’ worth of paper in products. This means that in the United States alone, 2 trillion trees are used in paper products, such as newspapers, ...

AUGUST 30, 2021 | MONDAY
The Bamboozle Compost Bin Is Attractive But Is It Practical?

The Bamboozle Food Composter is an indoor compost bin that doesn’t create compost per se, but holds kitchen scraps until you can transfer them to an outdoor compost bin. I tested the Bamb...

JULY 26, 2021 | MONDAY
The War on Leaf Blowers: Why Some Communities Are Up in Arms Over the Loud Lawn Tools

Leaf blowers have been around for decades. Today, there is the choice between battery-operated and gas-powered leaf blowers, but many landscaping companies and homeowners continue to use ...

APRIL 28, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Well Water Filtration Systems of 2022

Choosing the best well water filtration system for clean drinking water doesn’t have to be difficult. It’s easier when you know which contaminants are in your water, as there are differen...

APRIL 21, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Bird Feeders for Cardinals of 2022

Cardinals are frequent visitors to bird feeders, but they have their preferences. Having the right bird feeder and food that they like can attract more of them to your yard. The best bird...

MARCH 30, 2021 | TUESDAY
The Best Terrariums to Create a Beautiful Indoor Garden

Terrariums are similar to aquariums, but instead of hosting fish and other aquatic life, terrariums contain plants. Arrangements of rocks, moss, plants, and even small decorative items in...

MARCH 15, 2021 | MONDAY
The Best Squirrel-Proof Bird Feeders of 2022

Bird feeders provide entertainment for bird-watchers and nature enthusiasts alike, but unwanted guests such as squirrels can detract from this experience by preventing birds from properly...