Fruit Fly Death Trap

From Re-nest: Our site that covers abundant design for green homes

Jonathan's got a fruit fly problem. Actually, scratch that: Jonathan had a fruit fly problem. Using some really simple materials (you have them on hand, trust us), he got rid of the little suckers easily and without any nasty chemicals. Get his solution.

After the jump: Learn how to preserve fruit (so you don't get the flies in the first place), take part in a discussion on upgrading vs. borrowing, and help us answer this one ... do long-term house guests trump green habits?

Making preserves is easy and tasty -- plus, it keeps all that summer fruit from rotting before you have a chance to enjoy it.

Do you buy or borrow?
Borrowing is usually the greener option. So why don't we do it more often?

Do long-term guests trump green habits?
What do you do when your guests ask for a paper towel, but you don't have any?