Plastic Bags OR Paper Bags? Which Is More Earth Friendly?

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How effective have plastic bag bans and restrictions been on reducing plastic litter and other problems associated with their proliferation? And is it really better to use paper bags, which will just lead to more deforestation? Plastic bags, first introduced in the 1950s as a convenient way to store food, have since developed into a […]

Keep Garments Out of the Garbage

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Don’t toss old clothes in the trash; somebody wants them Call it fast fashion. Americans are buying, and discarding, clothes more quickly than ever. The average American throws 54 pounds of clothes and shoes into the trash each year. That adds up to about 9 million tons of wearables that are sent into the waste […]

Enriching the Environment Earth Day

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April 22, 2010 marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, our way of recognizing nature’s beauty and the world’s splendors. A global holiday, the purpose of Earth Day is to advance climate policy and energy efficiency, as well as promote green living and environmental sustainability. Earth Day’s biggest advocate is the Earth Day Network (EDN), […]

Welcome Closet NV To Our Business Community * Special In-Store Event * Thursday Evening March 25th

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MICHIGAN CITIZENS FOR STEM CELL RESEARCH AND CURES FUNDRAISER DEAR FAMILY AND FRIENDS: Please join Robin Bloom and Lisa Rosenberg for the opening of their new store on the Boardwalk in West Bloomfield called : CLOSET NV, Eco Chic Consignment Boutique. As part of the grand opening, numerous businesses on the Boardwalk have teamed up […]