Respect Our Mother Earth

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Earth Day was a few weeks ago and we hope it was a great reminder for us about how we treat our precious Mother Earth. Think about it: we only get one Earth and one place to live and cherish. Yet, what do we do on a regular basis? Drive our gas guzzling cars that […]

Greener By The Minute: Go Green This St. Patrick’s Day!

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As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, The Nature Conservancy urges people to think beyond shamrocks, leprechauns and green beer — and to think green about our environment. You’ll save some “green,” too by following these energy-saving tips. Go native. Replace part of your lawn with native plants and trees that support and attract butterflies, bees and […]

17 Tips to Shop for Organic Foods on a Budget

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Good news! You can eat healthier, save money, and lose weight, all at the same time! Transitioning to a healthy, nearly all-organic, whole foods diet is a major factor in how I lost my last hard to lose 10 pounds 10 years ago. In fact, green living is the way I’ve been able to keep […]

Greener By The Minute: Easy Ways To Go Green on Thanksgiving

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The holiday season is officially in full-swing, and Thanksgiving marks the beginning of big family dinners, extensive gift shopping and elaborate decorations. But the season isn’t all turkey, stuffing and pie. According to RecycleWorks, from Thanksgiving to New Years Day, household waste increases by more than 25 percent. So, start off your holiday season on […]

Greener By The Minute: Plastic Water Bottle Risks and Myths Debunked

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For years we’ve heard different health risks related to plastic and water bottles. These days it is simply much cheaper and more environmentally conscious to buy a reusable bottle to store your H2O instead of buying water bottles from your local store. But aren’t water bottles from brand likes Pure Mountain, Dasani, and Fuji supposed […]

Greener By The Minute: 10 Ways Kids Can Live Green

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1.) Ask mom for green school supplies. Going back to school and going green can go hand in hand! Kids can get green school supplies that will make a difference at prices that will make mom happy. Your green school supplies also provide an opportunity to share your thoughts on the environment with other students […]

Greener By The Minute: Easy Conservation Tips

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Here are some great, super easy ways to conserve energy in your home!   Throughout the House In the Kitchen In the Bathroom Home appliances Insulation and Heating Outdoors Throughout the House Dust off your bulbs Clean light fixtures of any dust or dirt, to keep bulbs glowing bright. Replace your incandescent bulbs with compact […]

Greener Health: What Exactly Is Organic Living?

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Organic Living: More Than Organic Produce. As more of us are learning the benefits of buying organic foods not only for ourselves but for the environment we are beginning to look at other ways we can bring more organics into our life. Every time something can be grown organically is a win for the environment, […]

Greener By The Minute: Eco-Friendly Alternatives You’ve Never Thought Of

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A Green Ending Green funerals don’t just mean a woodland burial. Very few people actually know about the green alternatives to steel or hardwood coffins. May private funeral homes present green alternatives to traditional coffins, including wicker caskets and shrouds. Currently, 89 percent of coffins sold are made of chipboard that is manufactured using formaldehyde. […]

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 […]