From the Mat to the Grocery Store

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As yogis, we want to bring awareness into our bodies and minds. In time, that awareness starts to seep away from the mat and into our everyday lives. So how do we eat with awareness in a highly processed world? One of the hardest parts of going green is changing the foods we eat. Food […]

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 […]

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 By The Minute: Green Living At Home

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Imagine that green living is just the way we all live. What would that mean to you? Energy efficiency, water conservation, sustainable or recycled building materials and furnishings, a safe, healthy home. All great answers. You might want to be green at home but where do you start and how do you afford it are […]

Greener By The Minute: Go Green While Buying Bling

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When you shop for jewelry you can buy eco jewelry or you can buy the usual jewelry. Either type can be beautiful or elegant, fun or funky but there is a big difference between them and it comes down to how they are made. Have you given any thought to where or how your jewelry […]

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: Interested In Switching To A “Green” Job?

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Getting a green job doesn’t just make ecological sense, it makes economical sense, according to the Women’s Bureau division of the United States Department of Labor. “Green jobs are diverse, rewarding, and overwhelmingly nontraditional to women,” the DOL reported. National efforts are being made to get women more involved in green jobs. In fact, green […]