Greener By The Minute: Tips For Going Green (From The White House!)

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Join other Americans across the country who are helping to protect our planet’s air, water and other natural resources for future generations by making just a few small changes in your day to day life. Here are a few ways to get started: Pick 5 for the Environment. Commit to five simple changes in your […]

Greener By The Minute: 12 Simple Habits To Help Mother Earth

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Let’s face it: we all want to help the environment, but many times we are too busy with our daily lives to make the big changes that we think are needed to develop a more sustainable lifestyle and a more environmentally friendly culture. We don’t have time to lobby for climate change initiatives, or get […]

Greener By The Minute: Stop Pesky Junk Mail Once And For All

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If you’re interested in living a more eco-friendly lifestyle, here’s something you can do that will help protect the environment and preserve your sanity: reduce the amount of junk mail you receive by 90 percent. According to information from sources such as the Center for a New American Dream (CNAD)–a Maryland-based nonprofit organization that helps […]

Greener By The Minute: How To Go Green In The Summer!

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1. Steppin’ light Find local activities with low environmental impacts like a trip to the local park, woods, zoo, ballgame, or beach with friends to relax. Time spent with friends and family can be a great way to catch up and have fun. Picking up that new book you’ve been meaning to read while lounging […]

Greener By The Minute: Go Green In This Beautiful Weather!

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Did you know that the air inside your home is probably more polluted than the air outside? The average home contains 62 toxic chemicals swirling around and comfortably settling in your carpet, on your pillow, and on your toothbrush. Clear out the chemicals with condiments from your pantry. (Reprinted from PlanetGreen.com) 1. Cheap and Easy […]

Why You Should Switch To Organic Wine

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Do you drink wine? There are many health benefits to drinking wine. It’s full of antioxidants. Red wine has been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease. It can also reduce the risk of certain cancers and slow progression of neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. All of these benefits are truly wonderful. […]

Greener By The Minute – Bike During May’s National Bicycle Month!

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You may not know it but May is National Bicycle Month! So here at “Greener By The Minute” we’re giving you some reasons to get out your bike and ride instead of drive this month. 1. Gas prices are steadily going up almost every day! Many people are having to cut back on recreational activities […]

Greener By The Minute: The Possiblities Are Endless To “Go Green”!

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Have you ever wondered how to “go green” in different areas of your life? We’ve all heard the same few tips: reduce, reuse, recycle, bike to work, use “green” products, and so on. But have you ever thought about how to help out our Mother Earth in different rooms of your house, while dating, or […]

Greener By The Minute – Be Green While You Spring Clean!

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Throwing open the windows on the first warm day of the year is one of life’s great pleasures–until, of course, all that sunlight and breeze makes you realize how dusty, dirty, and cluttered your house has become during the winter hibernation. Even the messiest among us get the urge for spring cleaning–and though we don’t […]

Greener By The Minute: Be A “Green” Traveler

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We all know we need to make sustainability part of our lifestyles, and vacations are no exception. Trouble is, aren’t vacations meant to be more fun than that? Aren’t they supposed to be a chance to escape from the problems of the world and enjoy life? But you can do both. We are always told […]