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How Environmentally Friendly Is Your Waste Management Company?

Waste management companies vary widely in their offerings. You might have a separate bin for each type of recyclable material. Others have a single container — some even promise to sort your reusables from the rest of your trash.  However, what really happens to your garbage when it leaves your house? After all, you may […]

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Green Tips for Conscious Decluttering

Spring cleaning and decluttering your home is a great opportunity to start fresh, get rid of things you don’t need, and update things requiring attention. It’s also an excellent time to examine your home life and consumption habits to find ways to live more sustainably.  How we live our lives and manage our homes has […]

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Biofriendly Ways to Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day

While the easiest way to go green for St. Patrick’s Day is to wear a piece of green clothing, when we say go green, we’re talking about doing so in a more biofriendly way. Celebrating holidays like St. Patrick’s Day can easily be done while still minimizing your impact on the environment around you….and that’s […]

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Ways to Green Your Holiday Shopping Experience

We love green holiday trees, decorative greenery and the green of money, so why not add some extra green to your holiday season, in the form of eco-friendly shopping. Whether you choose to shop with local retailers this season, or shop online, there are many ways you can ensure your holiday shopping experience is as […]

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How to Convince Your Partner to Go Green

Switching to a green lifestyle can be a rewarding experience. You’ll take charge of your carbon footprint and improve the planet. But what if your partner isn’t on board with the idea? If you feel awkward or nervous about bringing up the subject, use this guide to learn how to convince your partner to go […]

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Green Renovations to Make in the New Year

With climate awareness reaching an all-time high, more of us than ever are looking for ways to implement eco-friendly materials into our homes and lives. Thankfully, demand breeds supply, so there’s an abundance of environmentally-friendly new trends, materials, and products floating around that can have a substantial impact on your carbon footprint. Minimizing your negative impact […]

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Unique Ways to Go Green on a Budget

In today’s fast-paced environment, we are becoming increasingly conscious of the impact our behaviors and lifestyles have on the planet. As we continue to face issues around the world, like climate change and economic crises, we also develop a greater awareness of how and where we invest our attention, time, energy, and resources. This, in […]

Eco-Friendly Tips for Parents of School-Age Kids

With most school-age kids back in their classrooms, you (as a parent) may be interested in a few tips designed to help you save money, stay green and be eco-friendly. Of course you know the school supplies, new clothes and lunch boxes you bought at the beginning of the new school year are not all you’re going to have […]

10 Green Actions That Can Dramatically Improve Our Cities

When people talk about “going green” or doing actions that are considered to be more environmentally-friendly, they are often talking about actions someone can do on a personal level. There are green actions, however, that cities and local governments can take that will dramatically improve not only our quality of life, but the air we […]

3 Eco-Friendly Ways to Pay It Forward

Image by Moyan Brenn, Creative Commons You’ve probably heard the term “pay it forward”. Maybe you saw the movie or read the book, or maybe you’re simply familiar with the term as it relates to doing good deeds for others. But it’s more than that. It’s about making changes for the better. The whole idea […]