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: 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: Favorite Organic Makeup

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Are you interested in “going green” in your makeup case? I am here to bring you some of my favorite organic makeup that is better for your face and your environment. 1. Physician’s Formula Organic Tinted Moisturizer Lightweight tinted moisturizer hydrates skin and evens out skin tone with sheer and natural coverage. Infused with Organic […]

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: Go Organic, Even On A Budget

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Want to switch to eating more organic food but think it is too expensive? You can go organic, even on a budget! We are here to give you some tips on how to do so. Find a Local CSA Community supported agriculture programs sometimes have a high price up front, but when you break it […]

Greener By The Minute: DIY Natural Face Masks

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Here at ASK In Your Face, we are always looking for easy beauty tips on a budget. This week we bring you “green” face masks (and most aren’t that icky green in color!) that will help your skin glow. These face masks are all super easy, one-ingredient, all-natural and DIY! What could be better? 1. Honey. […]